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Sonia Russo

Sonia Russo, Colorado Department of Law, Denver, CO

Sonia Russo, Colorado Department of Law, Denver, CO

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Sonia Russo

Sonia Russo is an assistant attorney general at the Colorado Department of Law, where she prosecutes healthcare fraud and abuse and neglect cases. She is the Racial Justice Observer for the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and is the host, creator, writer, and producer of Young Lawyer Rising, the ABA Young Lawyers Division’s podcast with Legal Talk Network, among other volunteer positions. Sonia is an alumna of Emerge Colorado’s candidate training program, and she is a former Chair of the State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division. She has also clerked on both the New Mexico Court of Appeals and U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico. Sonia graduated from Brown University and Boston College Law School.