Paola joined the GTILG team in January 2019 as a Paralegal. Paola became the Paralegal Team Lead for GTILG in February 2023. Paola received her Bachelor of Law degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 2010. In 2012, she graduated with a Masters in Legal Practice from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and the Pellerano & Herrera Foundation.
For over 8 years, Paola worked as junior attorney for the law firm, Pellerano & Herrera, in the Dominican Republic, focusing her practice in corporate transactions and in the regulatory sector.
Prior to her work at Pellerano & Herrera, Paola worked as a paralegal in the criminal public defense national office of Santa Domingo in the Dominican Republic. In this position, Paola assisted the attorneys with criminal cases and worked closely with individual clients.
Paola’s legal experience and specialization in legal practice, as well as her personal experience as an immigrant, allows her to understand the needs of the firm’s clients. Paola was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to the United States in December 2018. She is fluent in Spanish and English.