Yoko Ariza-Diaz is a law clerk with Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC where she works on both civil litigation and transactional matters. She graduated from Georgia State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Yoko is currently in the dual degree program at Georgia State University where she is a third-year Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration candidate. During law school, Yoko has served as the president of the Latinx and Caribbean Law Student Association, competed on the Environmental Moot Court team, and volunteered with Atlanta Legal Aid and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Standing With Our Neighbors (SWON) program. In her second year of law school, Yoko became a registered civil mediator through GSU Law’s landlord-tenant mediation clinic and has mediated over 50 cases in the Magistrate Court of Fulton County. Yoko was recently selected as a 2022 Bleckley Inn of Court pupil and GSU Law’s 2021-2022 Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia Exemplary Student Award recipient.
Outside of school and the office, Yoko loves to travel and spend time with her dogs and family.