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With offices in Madrid, Spain.

Paseo de la Castellana 18 Piso 7

Madrid, Spain

Tel. 34 91 7942814


and Miami:


201 S. Biscayne Blvd 28th Floor

Miami, Florida 

Tel. 305 432 2199


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 30%
    16 years
  2. Federal Crime: 30%
    16 years
  3. International Law: 30%
    6 years



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Contact info

Mercado & Rengel

1309 Beacon Street
Ste. 300
Brookline, MA, 02446


FLMember in Good Standing200209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Stars 2012SuperLawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorInstituto de Empresa2013 - Present
InstructorSuffolk University- Madrid Campus2013 - Present
PartnerMercado & Rengel2001 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSchiller University2010 - 2014
Adjunct ProfessorUniversidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid2010 - 2014
AssociateKeefe & Mercado1999 - 2001
Summer AssociatePeckham, Lobel, Casey, Prince and Tye1998 - 1998
Summer AssociateOffice Of The Federal Public Defender1997 - 1997
Summer AssociateOffice of General Counsel Harvard University1996 - 1996
Summer AssociateHarvard University, Department of Public Policy1995 - 1995
SummerHarvard University, Department of Medical Ethics1994 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Women's Bar Association of MassachusettsMember2014 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
Fundacion Maria MadridVice President2012 - Present
Club Español de ArbitrajeMember2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lazaro NAVARRO v. The STATE of Florida, 976 So.2d 657 (2008)Defendant's sentence of life in prison was significantly reduced.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)The Origins and Evolution of International Criminal Law2014
Groningen Journal of International Law, vol. 2, ed. 1:Privacy as an International Human Right and the Right to Obscurity in Cyberspace2014
Revista Jurídica de Investigación e Innovación Educativa Núm.9Learning Through Simulation in the Moot Practice: A Teaching Strategy to Improve University Training in the Framework of the European Higher Education Area2014
BookPrivacy in the 21st Century2013
8 INTERCULTURAL HUM. RTS. L. REV., 177Privacy-Invading Technologies and Recommendations for Designing a Better Future for Privacy2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Thomas UniversityN/AJ.S.D2013
Universidad de Alcala de Henares Facultad de DerechoN/AMaster in Spanish Law2010
Spain's Ministry of CultureBar Number in Spain 90701Title Homologation and Credentials2010
Saint Thomas UniverstiyIntercultural Human RightsLLM2003
Boston University School of LawLawlaw1999
Mount Holyoke CollegePolitics/BiologyB.A1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Summer Program at San Lorenzo del Escorial, SpainLawyering in Today’s World and the Use of Technology for Lawyers2015
Suffolk University’s Fourth Annual Technology SymposiumInnovation in the Classroom and the Blended System of Teaching within the Western European Traditional Learning Model2014
Privacy in the 21st CenturyPrivacy2013
Jornadas de Innovacion EducativaTechnology in the Classroom2013
Conferencia Universitaria Sobre la Pena de MuerteThe Death Penalty in the US2013
Career Lecture SeriesLawyering for the future2013
VIII Foro Internacional Sobre la Evaluación de la Calidad de la Investigación de la Educación Superior (FECIES)The Importance of Legal English to Spanish Lawyers2012
Symposium on the Effect of Social Media on Human RightsThe Effect of the Digital Age on Privacy: A Review of Privacy Invading Technologies2012
JORNADA DE INNOVACIÓN EDUCATIVA 2012Innovations in Legal Education2012
Career Lecture SeriesStarting your Business as a Career Choice2012
Advanced Legal EducationCourse on Juridical English for Spanish Lawyers2012