Nayra Mendoza Valiente

St. Thomas University College of Law

16401 NW 37th Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33054



Nayra Mendoza Valiente

I am a foreign attorney from Cuba who graduated from law school in 2010. After graduation, I practiced law for over seven years until I immigrated to the United States in 2018 to pursue a better future and opportunities.

I am studying for a Master of Laws in Intercultural Human Rights in the LLM Degree Program at St. Thomas University. My goal is to become in a licensed attorney in the United States and help others achieve their goals.

Areas of Interest

Foreign Affairs
International Business and Trade
International Human Rights


LL.M. @ St. Thomas University Benjamin Crump College of Law-Active Student (2023-2024)
Paralegal Certificada @FIU (2021-2022)
Notario Publico @ Fl Notary Association (2021-2025)
Licenciada en Derecho @ Universidad de Matanzas,Cuba (2005-2010)
Asesora Juridica ACDAM @ Varadero,Cuba (2017-2018)

Relevant Experiences

I am a lawyer licensed in Cuba with over seven years of experience litigating civil, criminal, and family courts. I have served my community with great passion and dedication throughout my practice as a legal professional.

I have been a Legal Advisor to the Cuban Copyright Association based in the Varadero Peninsula for more than a year. I represent the company in everything related to its hiring and filing of lawsuits before the Economic Chamber of the Provincial Court from Matanzas.

A certified paralegal with more than three years of experience in immigration law, I have particular strength in litigation.


Fluent in English and Spanish