Sophia Diaz

Sophia Santos Diaz is Staff Attorney assigned to the Administrative Office of the Judiciary of Guam. As legal counsel for the Judiciary, Sophia's duties include offering advice in all facets of administrative legal matters, including personnel and procurement. Outside of her legal duties, Sophia is also active in the development of policy and strategic planning. Her recent major projects include oversight over the Judiciary's component of a comprehensive criminal justice system strategic agenda, which is being developed in conjunction with Guam's Office of the Attorney General, its Public Defender Services Corporation, and the Alternative Public Defender offices; facilitating compliance for the Judiciary's law enforcement officers of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission's academic and physical standards; and adoption and implementation of updated compensation schedules for the Judiciary's employees. In addition to her work for the Judiciary, Sophia also serves on the Guam Law Library's Board of Trustees and is a past chairman of the Board of Directors for the Guam Housing Corporation. Sophia is a 2001 cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received her Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University in 2004, where she was a Dean's Scholar. Sophia is licensed to practice law in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Sophia is married to Randy Diaz and they have three children: Haley Isabelle, Irish Dionicio, and Atticus Ephraim.


Other Participants of ELDP Pacific 2017

Anjanette Kattil
Crystal Angela Sana-Ekichy
Ealani Flores
Edolem Ikerdeu
Elina Paul
Everdil Rechebei
Heidi Sigrah
Jerrick Hernandez
Jewel Tuiasosopo
Jonathan Francis Waayan Chugen
Joseph Saimon
Junior Paul
Lover Haimin
Marjorie Anne Daria
Matthew Deleon Guerrero
Sapioamoa Galeai
Shem Livai
Stephanie Nakamura
Sweety Kalbesang
Tracy Guerrero
Tracy Norita

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