Claudia graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida International University in 2003 and from St. Thomas University School of Law in 2007. Claudia began her legal career working at a firm where she specialized in civil litigation, focusing her practice on eminent domain, property rights, and commercial litigation.

In 2012, Claudia joined Garcia Paez’s litigation team. She has extensive experience in all forms of civil litigation defense from beginning to end (pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal). Claudia is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, and is accepted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  She is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish with native fluency.