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Sonia Russo

Sonia Russo

Sonia Raichur Russo is a healthcare fraud prosecutor 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. She 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, she 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. Sonia’s interests include going on adventures with her adopted shelter dog, Milo, travel, performing and visual arts, and tennis.

Recent Episodes
September 22, 2022

The Need to Support Law Students and Lawyers with Disabilities

How can the legal profession be more supportive of law students and lawyers with disabilities? In a profession already marked by the hypercompetitive pursuit of performance and achievement, young lawyers often face...

January 3, 2022

The Criminal Justice System

Exploring the criminal justice system from the perspective of lawyers of color.

October 11, 2021

What I Wish I’d Known

Those first years in law practice can be turbulent. Tune in to hear wisdom from valuable lessons learned.

September 15, 2021

Season 2 Trailer

An announcement about the upcoming season two.

July 14, 2021

Financial Wellness (Part 2)

Our friendly-smart conversation about financial health continues.

July 14, 2021

Financial Wellness (Part 1)

A friendly-smart conversation about financial health throughout your career.

June 14, 2021

Tech Fiction’s Future Law (Part 2)

Can the criminal justice system put our fate in the hands of artificial intelligence?

June 14, 2021

Tech Fiction’s Future Law (Part 1)

Can predictive algorithms predict a person’s likelihood for breaking the law?

May 17, 2021

Racism in the Legal Profession

Personal accounts of racial inequality in the legal profession and what we can do about it.

April 12, 2021


What can we learn from the pandemic to advance ourselves and our careers?

April 12, 2021


Toxic people can be a danger to your career. What is the best way to handle them?

April 6, 2021


A New Show Begins!