Eva Buchwald is a social worker with the Juvenile Division of the Law Office of the Public Defender. In this role she serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team whose focus is representing young people charged with delinquent offences. She is based in Albuquerque and works on cases throughout the state. Eva is the chair of the conditions of confinement workgroup and participates on other groups as part of the juvenile detention reform initiative in Bernalillo County. Her career has been devoted to working with young people in the juvenile justice and protective services systems. Eva has worked in Florida, New York and California. She received her Master of Social Work from the University of Ann Arbor in Michigan. She received her undergraduate degree in socio-cultural anthropology from UCLA. She is the proud mom of a 14 year old daughter.