Miriam Arichea

A lawyer by training, Miriam received her undergraduate and law degrees at Duke University. She presently handles criminal appeals as a court-appointed attorney with the California Appellate Project.

Miriam studied piano for many years with the late Sofia Cosma, the renowned concert pianist formerly from Rumania. She presently receives valuable coaching from Natasha Kislenko of UC Santa Barbara. Past teachers include Loren Withers and Tibor Tzasz of Duke University and Halimah Brugger. Miriam and her husband Jeff Brackett have three children: Josh, Arielle and Daniel.