After graduating from The University at Albany with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Political Science, Carlos attended Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where he currently purses his Juris Doctorate. With a background in legal research and mediation, Carlos spent the summer of 2020 interning at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office where he interviewed witnesses, participated in arraignments, and took part in seminars deliberating various issues impacting Suffolk County. During the following Fall, Carlos participated in the Hofstra Law’s Family Law Practicum. As a student mediator, he conducted supervised mediations with Nassau County Family Court, Nassau County Supreme Court, and private law offices to resolve divorce and child custody issues. To further pursue his passion for positive community impact, Carlos will be interning for SEPA Mujer's Legal Assistance Program during the summer of 2021. While providing representation to immigrant victims of crime and their families, he will be working to combat domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and labor exploitation.