Liz Arelis  Cruz-Maisonave

Associate

Liz Arelis Cruz-Maisonave joined the PMA’s litigation practice group in 2013. Before joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to the Associate Justice Hon. Rafael Martínez Torres at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. Ms. Cruz-Maisonave was one of the top ten students of the University of Puerto Rico, School of Law, Class 2010. While attending law school, she worked as a research assistant to Professor Carlos Díaz Olivo. Prior to obtaining her J.D. degree, Liz Arelis worked as a journalist covering hard-news for over ten years in printed and electronic media, such as El Vocero, Diálogo and Agencia de Noticias EFE. Her work as a journalist was recognized by the Puerto Rico Journalists’ Association and the Overseas Press Club.


Place of birth:


San Juan, PR

Education:


• University of Puerto Rico, School of Law,
  Río Piedras, PR 2010 J.D.
  Magna Cum Laude
• University of Puerto Rico, School of Communication,
  Río Piedras, 2001 B.A.
  Summa Cum Laude
 

Bar Admissions:


• Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 2011
• US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 2013

Practice Areas:

Past Employment Experience:


• Supreme Court of Puerto Rico,
  Hon. Rafael Martínez Torres,
  Associate Justice Law Clerk
  2010-2013
• El Vocero de Puerto Rico
  Journalist
  2001-2010


Contact Information:

Email:
lcruz@pmalaw.com

Phone:
787-274-4916

Fax:
787-274-1470

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