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Molly Newton, Co-Founder & COO

Molly Newton is CYFA’s Chief Operating Officer. Molly has received restorative training through Eastern Mennonite University.


Molly also is a litigator and certified Guardian ad litem. Molly’s legal work focuses on juvenile law, child welfare matters, and criminal defense. 


Molly is a former Chief Deputy Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington County.  As a former prosecutor with more than two decades of experience, Molly uniquely understands the inequities of the criminal legal system, and she regularly advocates for racial and social justice.  Molly is well-regarded as an experienced litigator who ensures the rights and protections guaranteed to all persons irrespective of race and class.