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Mariana Petersen

Mariana Petersen

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  • Law Degree with Orientation in Criminal Law from the University of Buenos Aires
  • Technique in Music with Orientation in Lyrical Singing from the Conservatory of the City of Buenos Aires
  • Experience in criminal cases in Latin America and in immigration cases in the US.

Since she was little, Mariana always felt the need to defend those who suffered from injustice and to say what she thought. In Buenos Aires, she worked as an advocate and litigator in criminal law cases after obtaining her law degree. Then, once in the United States, she defended pro bono immigrants who were imprisoned and separated from their families when they crossed the border. Her interest in writing led her to publish books and articles and work for and In addition to law, Mariana is passionate about singing and acting, having performed in different roles since she was 16 years old. Currently, she uses these skills as the host of several social media videos on and looks forward to continuing to integrate her legal and artistic knowledge in service to the team and community.

Mariana received her law degree from the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires and music from the Conservatory of the City of Buenos Aires. In addition to these formal studies, Mariana is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and has completed various courses in communication, acting, writing, leadership, dance, and piano.


Latest Articles

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