Stacey Violante Cote, MSW, JD

Stacey Violante Cote, MSW, JD, is an attorney at the Center for Children’s Advocacy.  She holds and MSW and a JD from the University of Connecticut.  She is currently the Project Director for the Teen Legal Advocacy Project at the Center.  Ms. Violante Cote has taught several Training sessions to professionals working with teens, as well as to teens themselves, on a range of adolescent legal issues.  She is a contributing author to How to Start Your Own School-Based Legal Services (American Bar Association Publishing, 2002).  Stacey was honored as part of UConn’s “40 under 40”, a select group of accomplished alumni representing a wide array of academic programs.  She manages the Center’s Mobile Legal Office, the first of its kind i Connecticut and one of only a few across the country.  The Mobile Office visits locations that are frequented by homeless youth to provide legal consultation or representation.

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