She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences at the University of Panama where she graduated as a Lawyer in 1995. She holds a Diploma in the new Accusatory Criminal System currently in force throughout the Republic of Panama. Has participated in the Advanced Studies Program of the Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian International Law, American University of Washington College, and other similar training programs.
She has also participated in a number of Law seminars and trainings sessions, including topics of procedural law, labor and labor-management relations, as well as conflict negotiation and resolution, among others.
She participates annually in the Panamanian Congresses of Procedural Law organized by the Colombo-Panamanian Procedural Law Institute. Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
She has valuable experience in labor issues from the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), especially in labor and employer-employee relations (Special Labor Regime of the ACP). At the same time, she practices as trial attorney since 1999, especially in Criminal and Administrative Law, where she has represented clients in extremely complex criminal matters. She handles widely the topic of conflicts resolutions, seeking to apply these principles in benefit of her clients’ interests.
In the year 1999, together with Mr. Jeronimo E. Mejia E., they established the Firm Mejia & Asociados. In 2008, she assumed the direction of the Firm Mejia & Asociados, due to the appointment of Mr. Jeronimo E. Mejia E. as Judge of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (by the then former president Martin Torrijos Espino).
She is the final responsible for the legal issues and of the administrative operation of the Firm Mejia & Asociados.