As a litigator, Cierra focuses her practice on general business litigation, products liability and toxic tort litigation.


Cierra regularly attends hearings and depositions on behalf of her clients. Cierra researches legal issues and prepares pleadings, discovery, and reports throughout her client representation. She has second chaired two bench trials.

She was the managing editor of the General Issue of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. Prior to law school, she worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections as a correctional officer.


During law school, Cierra participated in the Saint Louis University School of Law legal clinics. She took part in the Civil Litigation clinic, working on municipal court cases in the City of St. Louis. Cierra was also a guardian ad litem on one of her clinic cases. 

News & Insights


"Crib Bumpers: The Current Regulatory Picture," May 3, 2017

"Rubber Ducks, Teethers and More: A Guide to Current and Proposed Regulations of Phthalates in Children's Products," November 21, 2016

"Leveling the Playing Field: A Response to USADA the Unconquerable: The One-Sided Nature of the United States Anti-Doping Administration's Arbitration Process," Saint Louis University Law Journal Online, April 2015

"Vance v. Ball State University: Slings and Arrows under Title VII," Saint Louis University Law Journal Online, April 2015

"Inevitable Horrors: Sexual Assault in Prison," Saint Louis University Law Journal, Fall 2015

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

Events Committee Member, Dignity Period

Women Law Students' Association 

Read Across America



Stand Down for Veterans 

Practices & Industries


  • Illinois, 2017
  • Missouri, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri 


Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016

  • General Issue of the Saint Louis University Law Journal, Managing Editor
  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Phi Delta Phi

Missouri Southern State University, M.S., 2012

  • Alpha Phi Sigma

Southeast Missouri State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2010

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Eta Sigma
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