Tatiana Devia
Tatiana Devia, Esq.

Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 FGCU Blvd,
Fort Myers, FL 33965

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Tatiana Devia, Esq.

Tatiana Devia is a human rights attorney and legal consultant specializing in strategic litigation, international human rights law, and corporate accountability. With a diverse career spanning Latin America and the United States, Tatiana has significantly contributed to transitional justice, U.S. federal litigation, human rights advocacy and investigations, and environmental protection.

As a litigation consultant, Tatiana is currently engaged in complex litigation involving crimes, human rights violations, and torts that occurred in Colombia and are litigated in the U.S. She is also the founder of the Justice Horizon Initiative, an organization that reimagines transitional justice, provides legal analysis and support, facilitates skill-sharing, and forges partnerships to address conflicts, promote human rights, and advance environmental justice globally. Additionally, Tatiana is an adjunct professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, where she mentors students and teaches courses under the Criminal Justice Department.

Previously, Tatiana served as a Staff Attorney and Program Lead at the Corporate Accountability Lab in Chicago. Here, she spearheaded initiatives addressing the inclusion of economic actors in the Colombian transitional justice system and corporate accountability in conflict zones. Tatiana’s experience includes roles as an Environmental, Health, & Safety Compliance Consultant at Enhesa, a Legal Intern at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and a Law Clerk at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, where she contributed to cases involving war crimes and international human rights violations. Her experience is further highlighted by her work with Women’s Link Worldwide in Colombia and her human rights investigations with the Fair Food Standards Council, a Florida-based organization that advances the human rights of farmworkers globally.

Tatiana holds a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law, a Master of Sciences in Criminal Forensic Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Central Florida. Tatiana was born and raised in Colombia until she moved to the United States in her teenage years. She is fluent in Spanish, advanced in French, and is a member of the Washington, D.C. Bar. Tatiana is currently studying to take the Florida Bar (advice and bar prep materials are welcomed).

Practice Areas

Strategic Litigation
International Law
Human Rights Law
Transitional Justice

Education

Juris Doctor (cum laude) – American University Washington College of Law
Master of Sciences in Criminal Forensic Studies – Florida Gulf Coast University
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology – University of Central Florida.

Admission to Practice

Washington, District of Columbia

Languages

Fluent in English, Spanish and French.

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