Cancion Sotorosen is a staff attorney and clinical supervisor with the Youth Defender Clinic (YDC) at EBCLC. Law students in the YDC represent at-risk youth in juvenile delinquency cases, school discipline matters and special education proceedings in Alameda County. Prior to joining EBCLC, Cancion worked as a public defender in Alameda County representing clients in a range of criminal proceedings, in both adult and juvenile court. Cancion is a graduate of UC Davis School of Law (King Hall), where she served as an editor on the Journal of Juvenile Justice Law & Policy and was the recipient of the Honorable Robert M. Takasugi Public Interest Law Fellowship and the Public Interest Law Foundation Grant. Cancion is committed to advocating on behalf of the children and families whose lives are impacted by the juvenile justice system. As a clinical supervisor, Cancion appreciates the opportunity to support law students and new lawyers committed to public interest law.
J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law (2003)
B.A., Regional Studies, Columbia University (1993)