|Omar Carmona-Sánchez, Esq*., MA
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I am an Islander, born and raised in Puerto Rico. Son of Gumersindo (Uma) Carmona Rivera and Olga Sánchez Alicea.
I moved to the State of Florida at the age of 15. I continued to visit the Island every summer since I was 19. I have worked as an intern for a member of the House of Representative
and the Senate of Puerto Rico. I received my Juris Doctor, cum laden, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law in Ponce on 2008. I am license attorney
and civil notary in Puerto Rico.
I am proud alumni of the International Law Programs from the University of Tulsa College of Law hold in London, Fall 2006 and The College of William and Mary School of Law held in
Madrid, summer 2006.
I received my Masters of Arts in Spanish [Filología] in 2005, two Bachelors: Legal Studies and Spanish, and a Spanish/English Translation Certificate in 2003 from the University of
Central Florida. I graduated from Oviedo High School, class of 1998.
During the Fall 2007, I had the opportunity to work as a judicial clerk for U.S. District Judge Domínguez for the First District. I completed a semester working as a criminal student
attorney [abogado estudiante] for the Legal Clinic at P.U.C.P.R. Law School. My law review article titled Rights of Treasure Hunters under Puerto Rico Law: Application of Article
285 of the Civil Code through the Jones Act, the Puerto Rican Underwater Archaeological Protection Act and the Abandoned Shipwreck Act of 1987 got published in the Journal of
Puerto Rican Law (Revista de Derecho Puertorriqueño) in 2008.
I am currently working at as Legal Consultant for Alice B. Miller P.A. in Orlando, Florida.
Click here to read my Résumé or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
*Admitted to Practice law in PR only.
Passed FL Bar, waiting to take MPRE