Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice
Guillermina Passa moved to the U.S. from Argentina in 2007. She obtained a B.A. in International Relations from Florida International University in 2011 and a Juris Doctor from CUNY School of Law in 2016.
While in law school, Guillermina completed a two-semester Domestic Violence Clinic at the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where she represented domestic violence victims in Family Court and Immigration proceedings. She served as the President of the Latin American Law Students Association and was a Staff Member of the CUNY Law Review. Guillermina was a Research Fellow for the Center on Latino/a Rights and Equality (CLORE) and she received the Salvador Cheda Scholarship for her commitment to the Latino community as a coordinator of the StreetLaw en Español program. She also had the opportunity to spend a summer in Buenos Aires researching the nexus between corruption and human rights violations at the Civil Association for Equality and Justice (ACIJ) thanks to being awarded the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice fellowship in 2015. During her last year of law school Guillermina participated in CUNY’s Equality Concentration and interned at Beldock, Levine & Hoffman working in Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination litigation.
Guillermina joined BDS in 2016, after graduating law school. She is fluent in Spanish.