Sofia Yakren, Professor of Law, teaches Lawyering, Torts, and Disability Law. Professor Yakren received her B.A. from Yale College and her J.D. from Yale Law School. Prior to joining CUNY Law, she was on the faculty at American University Washington College of Law, teaching Disability Law, Mental Disability Law, and the Women and the Law Clinic, where her students represented clients facing a broad range of civil issues related to family law, public benefits, special education, and immigration. In her courses, Professor Yakren emphasized reflection, engaged client-centeredness, rigorous legal analysis, the reality and value of emotions in lawyering, and self-awareness/actualization.
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