Criminal Defense Attorney
Practitioner Founder, Corazón Global
Janice Deaton is a native San Diegan, who graduated from San Diego State University with degrees in Greek and Roman Classics and Spanish. She received a certificate of completion in Spanish at the University of Granada in Spain, and went to law school at the University of San Francisco where she graduated cum laude. Janice’s interest in civil rights took her to the field of criminal law, which has been her specialty for almost two decades. In 2006, she founded a non-profit in Tijuana Mexico, “Corazon Global,” which is a contemplative studies institute and includes outreach to children in Tijuana with workshops centering on self-esteem. She is fluent in Spanish. Her work at Corazon Global has taken Janice around the world, including Russia, Ukraine, Peru, Mexico City and England, where she taught and facilitated conferences. Her specialty at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is Human Rights.