Sonia Raichur Russo is an Assistant Attorney General at the Colorado Department of Law in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in Denver, CO. She previously clerked for New Mexico Court of Appeals Judge J. Miles Hanisee, U.S. Magistrate Judge Gregory J. Fouratt in the District of New Mexico, and New Mexico Court of Appeals Judge Henry Bohnhoff. Prior to clerking, Sonia prosecuted violent felonies, including homicides and domestic violence, at the Second Judicial District Attorney’s office in Albuquerque, NM. Sonia started her career as a litigation associate at Modrall Sperling, also in Albuquerque.
Sonia earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Brown University and her law degree from Boston College Law School. At her law school commencement ceremony, Sonia was awarded the Susan Grant Demarais Award for Excellence in Clinical Work for her work as a student attorney in the BC Law Prosecution Clinic. Her interests include going on adventures with her adopted shelter dog, Milo, travel, performing and visual arts, and tennis.