Emily Satifka

California Registered Legal Aid Attorney

Emily Satifka is a California Registered Legal Aid Attorney at the Youth Law Center. Prior to joining the Youth Law Center, Emily worked as a staff attorney at Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE), as a public defender, and as a Zubrow Fellow at Juvenile Law Center (JLC). Before law school, Emily worked as an advocate for healthcare equity in Philadelphia, as an organizer on various political campaigns, and as an AmeriCorps City Year member in San Antonio. Her legal career focuses on dismantling oppressive and violent systems, and instead investing in young people and their communities.


J.D., U.C. Irvine School of Law, 2019
B.A., Temple University, 2015

New Jersey