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PAULA MELO

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.

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