sarahSarah Jansen (Legal Assistant)was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana and is a life-long resident.  She graduated from Riley High School with honors and immediately began working full-time as a legal assistant in a local law firm. She has over twenty (20) years of experience in the legal field, including extensive experience in personal injury litigation.

Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and helping out in the community. She organizes and coordinates events for Gardner & Rans to "give back" to those in need. As a legal assistant, Sarah helps the firm's attorneys and paralegals manage cases and prepare for trial. She routinely drafts letters and motions, prepares court filings and gathers and summarizes medical and billing records, in addition to interacting with clients on daily basis. Sarah is a reliable, conscientious and outgoing member of our firm's litigation team.