Carla Castillo

    Associate
    Caracas
    +58 212 909 1600
    +58 212 909 1611
    ccastillo@menpa.com



    Joined MENPA – Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía. in 2021. Finances Coordinator of the Civil Association Modelo Venezolano de Naciones Unidas (MOVENU) (since 2019); General Coordinator of Colegio María Santísima’s United Nations Model (since 2019); Project Coordinator of the Embajadores Comunitarios Foundation (FEC) (since 2020).

    Works on corporate and procedural matters.

     

    Education

    Universidad Metropolitana (Lawyer, "Cum Laude", 2021. First place in the XLVIII cohort). Assistant teacher of Obligations and Procedural Civil Law, Universidad Metropolitana (2020-2021). Recognition Humberto Njaim for Academic Excellence – Top 5% academic average (Faculty of Law and Political Studies at Universidad Metropolitana, 2019). Thesis, “The role of the judge in the criminal system since the appearance of predictive justice: experience in New Jersey, USA (2017) and New South Wales, Australia (2016), with an approach to the Venezuelan legal system" – Honorable Mention with a publication recommendation. Member of the team that represented Universidad Metropolitana at Harvard World Model of United Nations (2020-2021, “Outstanding Large Delegation 2021” award).

    Universidad Metropolitana (Proficiency in English, 2018).

     

    Languages

    Spanish, English, and basic German.

     

    Awards and recognitions

    Universidad Metropolitana Team participant and winner of the best statement of claim (XVIII Edition of the Competencia de Arbitraje del Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Caracas, 2020).

    Universidad Metropolitana Team participant and distinguished intervention in the first round representing the State of Venezuela (I Edition of the Torneo Pedro Nikken, 2020).


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