Practice areas: Prisoners rights, civil litigation, use of excessive force, administrative advocacy
Introduce yourself – who you are, what you do, and where you are.
Sophia joined PLS in 2011 after graduating from Georgetown Law. As a student attorney, Sophia represented indigent defendants facing trial for misdemeanor cases in D.C. Superior Court, and those convicted of crime in parole and probation hearings. She also served as an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal on Legal Ethics. Prior to law school, Sophia earned a B.F.A. in film and a Ph.D. in mythology. Her dissertation, The Absence of Myth, was published by SUNY Press in 2005. Sophia was also a contestant on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and proudly uses Carl Kassell’s recorded greeting on her voicemail to this day.
New York State Bar
Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit