Karina was born and raised in Brazil. She graduated from Faculdade UPIS in Brasília, Brazil, wherein she received her law degree and became a lawyer in Brazil. Karina also holds two specializations, one in Brazilian customs and the other in Brazilian tax law from the University Candido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Karina is also an active member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
Previous to her becoming a Paralegal at William Kirby Law, Karina worked in the Legal Departments at Faculdade UPIS and at Banco Bradesco. Karina was instrumental in assisting these institutions in various civil actions. While in college, she also did volunteer work on family law matters, a majority of which she was advocating on behalf of domestic violence victims.
Karina now resides in the United States and intends on becoming licensed attorney here, as well. Karina is currently completing her Master’s Degree in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University and will graduate in the Spring of 2022. She is preparing to start law school come the Fall of 2022.