Roberto Asencio

St. Thomas University College of Law


Roberto Asencio

I’m a third-year law student at St. Thomas University where I serve as the Treasurer of the Colombian Student Bar Association Chapter at St. Thomas and also serve as the Vice President of Competitions on St. Thomas’s Mock Trial Team. After graduation I hope to work at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office ensuring victims get the justice they deserve.

Areas of Interest

Criminal Law
Immigration Law
Personal Injury Law


St. Thomas University College of Law, Miami, FL
Juris Doctor Candidate May 2024
GPA: 3.353 Class Rank: Top 10%
Honors: St. Thomas Trial Team, Vice President of Competitions; Dean’s List (Five Semesters)
Activities: American Association for Justice Student Advocacy Competition, Semi- Finalist;
Florida Justice Association Mock Trial Competition, Finalist

Florida International University, Miami, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude May 2019
GPA: 3.65
Honors: Dean’s List (Four Semesters)

Relevant Experiences

Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, Felony Division, Miami, FL
Summer Intern June 2023 – August 2023
Assisted supervising Assistant State Attorney with research for upcoming criminal cases. Observed sounding hearings and depositions. Met with victims to update them on what is being done in cases involving them. Organized evidence and timestamp body cam footage.

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, Civil Division, Miami, FL
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Migna Sanchez-Llorens January 2023 – April 2023 Assisted Judge by editing and researching information for judicial orders. Observed jury trials in areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, and other civil matters. Examined trial issues, observed oral arguments, and weighed sufficiency of judgments and motions.


Fluent in English and Spanish