Senior Law Clerk
Paula Melo is a senior law clerk in the Real Estate Division at Smith/Barbara. Paula has been a licensed attorney
in Brazil since 1996, when she graduated at the top of her class from one of Sao Paulo’s top-ranked law schools.
She is currently a third-year law student at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law
and anticipates a May 2021 graduation.
Paula speaks fluent Portuguese and her experience as a corporate attorney in Brazil gives her valuable insight
into the legal system and business dealings of Latin America to provide clients with exceptional, effective, and
value-based legal services.