1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Carolina focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance. She regularly represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, trainees, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors and traders, persons of extraordinary ability and immigrant investors. She also represents both regional centers and individual investors in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
Carolina started her career in Colombia where from the moment she began her law studies (year 1997) at Externado University of Colombia, she also started working at Zeabogados law-firm, a leader firm in Copyrights and Intellectual Property, located in Bogota D.C., Colombia.
In 2006, Carolina moved to Paris, France. While in Paris, she completed a Masters in Political Science with an emphasis on international law at the University of Panthèon-Assas, Paris II. Her experience in Paris was very rich, it helped her overcome the barriers of language, culture and method of education. After Paris, she decided to complete a Master in Book Publishing at the University of Salamanca and Santillana Formacion. One of the great passions of her life is reading, and she believed that her knowledge of intellectual property could be an excellent means to transition into the world of books, in a legal sense.
While living in Madrid, she started working at the International Legal Department of AISGE, a Collective Management Society of Audiovisual Performers similar to the Screen Actors Guild -SAG in the United States. Her experience in AISGE for nearly five years expanded her knowledge with regard to international property rights, especially from the subtleties of international affairs. While there, Carolina’s work extended her scholarships and she attended courses of Intellectual Property at various Spanish Universities, v.g. University Complutense, Castilla La Mancha and Instituto de Empresa. Additionally, Carolina also attended several on-line courses offered by the prestigious World Intellectual Property Organization –WIPO, regarding intellectual property rights. In 2011, Carolina worked for the Pan American Health Organization with the Initiative “Faces, Voices and Places,” focusing on a variety of programs developed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Latin America.
In Fall of 2015, she graduated with honors (cum laude) from Barry University, School of Law and worked on an Immigration Law Firm located in downtown