Sylvia Cabrera was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. She received her J.D. from the Iberoamericana University in Mexico City. Later, a Master of Arts in Diplomatic Studies from the Diplomatic Mexican Academy; a Global Master of Arts from Tufts University, in Boston, MA and, recently a LL.M. from Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
She joined the Mexican Foreign Service in 1998 and served in different areas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico and abroad. She has alternated her professional career in the public service and the academic sector, as a professor in the areas of public international law, multilateral and bilateral negotiations and world legal systems. Before joining our team, she served as Deputy Consul at the Consulate of Mexico in Seattle for 6 years, where she was deeply committed to providing better opportunities to the Mexican community in Washington State by building alliances with numerous organizations and government agencies in the Pacific Northwest to advance the rights of the Latino community.
Sylvia currently heads the Spanish department of our firm and is working hand-in-hand with the Latino community, spearheading our effort to better serve the largest and fastest growing minority in Washington State. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French, Italian and Portuguese.