Sivonnia DeBarros – Protector of Athletes™ – is a first-generation lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law with her J.D. in 2013, received a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Everest University in 2010, and her B.S. in Political Science from University of South Florida in 2008.
DeBarros has represented pro athletes from the NFL, MLS, NBA-G League, and Pro-Table Tennis sports; 7- figure National Brands and NY Times Best-Selling Authors by helping them to properly set up businesses, put proper agreements in place and create legacies that will pay dividends in the future.
DeBarros has been featured on CBS, ABC, WGN, Shoutout LA, and a host of podcasts such as A Frugal Athlete, Influential Entrepreneurs, Tackle What’s Next, and Maximum Lawyer to name a few. DeBarros is passionate about helping athletes, women, and first-generation business owners because she understands the peculiar struggle many have faced by not having the necessary support and guidance to be successful.
Additionally, DeBarros is a public speaker, entrepreneur, and a bestselling published author of What Are You Sporting About?. DeBarros is also the creator of the proprietary program “Have Your S.A.E.™” that was designed with collegiate athletes in mind and the author of the book, Athletes Making Moves©, released July 31, 2021.
DeBarros previously authored The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: the Roadblocks to Recovery law article, published in Chicago-Kent College Of Law’s Seventh Circuit’s Review Law Journal, and published the new Children’s Books, JoJo Learns About Credibility and JoJo Learns About Voting, which are the first two books of her new Children Series, JoJo’s Legal Adventures.
To learn more about Attorney DeBarros, her firm or her publications, please visit www.sldebarros.com or buy her book on Amazon. Learn more about her legal services at www.sldebarros.com. Listen to her podcast, get updates on sports legal issues and more at www.prosportlawyer.com and order Athletes Making Moves© at www.athletesmakingmoves.com
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Recent episodes from Mike Saunders, MBA (see all)
- Episode 120-Thinking of Becoming a Digital Nomad? Learn How Working Nomads Do It with Francis Nayan and Hanna Hermanson - November 27, 2021
- Ep. #72–EJ Cutliff– Sports Marketing Pro & Podcaster on black culture in sports with Sivonnia DeBarros, Protector of Athletes - November 27, 2021
- Episode 193-Andrei Mincov on Trademarks: When? Where? And Why?-Building My Legacy with Lois Sonstegard, PHD - November 27, 2021