Sandra Isaac Tsinnie is the founding owner of Tsinnie Paralegal & Legal Temps, LLC. Ms. Tsinnie is a certified paralegal and has worked in all aspects of the legal field including, criminal, civil litigation, Federal Indian law, Indian Gaming, family law, personal injury, medical malpractice and construction defect. With over twenty (20) years of experience in civil, criminal & family law litigation in the federal, state and tribal law arena, she is well diversified.
Ms. Tsinnie received her Paralegal Certification (1998) from Phoenix College (ABA Approved) and Tribal Court Advocacy Certification (2003) from Phoenix College (with honors). She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.S. in Business Administration from the College of Business (1987) and a minor in Hotel & Restaurant Management.
Sandra is Navajo and reigns from Tuba City, Arizona (Dine Nation). Upon graduating from Tuba City High School, she attended Northern Arizona University and eventually moved to Tempe, Arizona for employment. She started her career in the Hotel Industry and quickly learned that moving up the career ladder as a manager involved working evenings, weekends and holidays. With a desire to spend more time with her family, she changed her career to the legal profession, which allowed her to work traditional business hours. She is the mother to two adult children, Todd and Ciara. Sandra has a strong work ethic and is known for getting the job done. She is a professional and is very knowledgeable in the legal field. She attributes her success to a Navajo phrase that she learned from her grandparents that is used to express endurance:
“T’ aho’ a ji tee goo T’ eiya — “In order to succeed, you must do for yourself”
In her spare time she enjoys, hiking, mountain biking, and watching movies. She also enjoys the company of her favorite people, family and friends; cooking, eating and relaxing by the pool.