Welcome Victoria Hotham, Nilda Negron-Torres and Alex Puzone to the Staff!

Welcome Victoria Hotham, Nilda Negron-Torres
and Alex Puzone to the Staff!


Victoria Hotham, Professional Assistant, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where she received a BA in Sociology and a minor in Crime & Justice. She started her experience with the law center as an intern where her true aspiration to someday attend law school began. Prior to starting at CLC, Victoria worked as an administrative assistant with the UConn Undergraduate Admissions Office. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family. She currently resides in Northeast Connecticut where she was born and raised. She has two dogs – a Papillon named Bud and a Chihuahua named Tito.



Nilda Negron-Torres, Staff Attorney, graduated from Wesleyan University with honors, with a BA from the College of Social Studies (an interrelated major in politics, economics, history and philosophy). She has been practicing law for over 25 years, earning her law degree from University of Connecticut School of Law. Prior to joining The Children’s LAW Center, Attorney Negron had her own general practice and worked primarily with the Office of Public Defenders in the Child Protection Unit and Probate Court in the children’s unit advocating for the rights of children and indigent parents. Attorney Negron has experience in aspects of Probate, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Family Law. She is excited to join The Children’s LAW Center and continue advocating for the rights of children in the family court. In her spare time, Attorney Negron enjoys quality time with her daughter and extended family, and also hiking, traveling and reading a good book.


Alex Puzone, Staff Attorney, is a 2021 graduate of Quinnipiac University’s School of Law, where he graduated with honors concentrating in Family Law. Prior to law school, he earned a B.S. in Economics at Roger Williams University. Alex first discovered CLC during his Children and Social Science class in his final semester of Law school. Outside of CLC, he likes to hike, play guitar and sing, and play basketball with his brother and sisters.