Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2007
Activities and Societies: Latino Law Student Association Minority Law Student Association
University of Miami
B.A., Political Science and Government, 2004
Activities and Societies: Puerto Rican Student Association Council of International Student Organizations
Trujillo Vargas Gonzalez & Hevia, LLP
Immigration Attorney – Miami, FL, May 2016
Based in Miami, Florida, we are experienced, understanding attorneys who focus on each individual client’s needs. You can rest assured that your questions and concerns will be addressed, and that you will be kept abreast of the progress of your case at every step. In addition, each and every case will be handled directly by the attorneys at our firm. Contact me today to set up a no-obligation initial consultation.
Aigen & Velazquez, P.A.
Attorney, Miami, FL 2010- 2016
As a partner at Aigen & Velazquez, P.A., I was dedicated to personal injury representation focused on each client’s individual needs. My goal was to help obtain the best possible compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.
Rudd & Diamond, P.A.
Associate Attorney, 2008 – 2010
Represented a diverse group of clients in civil litigation matters. Managed pre-trial discovery in as many as forty bodily injury and property damage cases for the Defendant, including several cases involving death and/or catastrophic injuries. Participated in trial proceedings, including arguing pre-trial motions, preparation of jury instructions and verdict form, and the selection and design of all trial exhibits. Successfully mediated bodily injury cases. Conducted and defended numerous depositions, including plaintiffs, defendants, eyewitnesses, before and after witnesses, police investigators, experts from a variety of fields and treating physicians. Conducted multiple Examinations Under Oath regarding first party homeowner’s insurance claims and managed all pre-suit investigative activities, including responding to several civil remedy notices. Drafted and argued motions and corresponding memoranda of law, including motions for summary judgment on a variety legal and factual of issues for Judicial Circuit Courts throughout the state of Florida. Drafted detailed case analysis in a variety of cases.
Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office
Miami Dade Assistant State Attorney, August 2007 – February 2008
Served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami State Attorney’s Office developing successful litigation skills as a trial attorney. Argued motions and prepared trials. Received litigation training along with other workshops. Participated in several courtrooms with different judges. Interacted with victims and defendants. Wrote appellate court briefs for and memoranda for supervisors and judges.
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE & CAUSES
The Foundation for Education and a Lifetime of Leadership through Art (FELLA)
Board Member, January 2015
Four friends combined their passion for music and their personal experiences to create The Foundation for Education and a Lifetime of Leadership through Art (FELLA.) FELLA’s primary goal is to offer college scholarships with funds raised through fundraising and art-related productions by the organization.
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
- Immigration Law
- Personal Injury
- Civil Litigation
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
- State of Florida
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Florida Association of Women Lawyers, 2014
- Florida Lawyers Network, 2014
- Miami Beach Bar Association, 2014
- National Association of Professional Women, Treasurer, 2013
- BNI Central, President, 2011
- Dade County Bar Association, 2010
- Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 2010
- AILA, 2008
AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
- Martindale Hubble AV Rated Preeminent, 2016
- Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-2013
- Super Lawyer, 2014-2017
English and Spanish