Tax, Bankruptcy and Business Law Attorney speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish
Get to know Marcia Pereira,
•- Co-Chair of Closely Held Business Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section
•- Member of the Florida Bar Tax Section
•- Chair of the Pro bono and Publicity Committees with the Tax Section of the Florida Bar
•- Member of the American Bar Association
•- Member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association
•- Member of the United States Court Bar
•- Volunteer with the VITA Program (Tax preparation for those in need)
•- Volunteer with the Put Something Back (Florida)
Mrs. Marcia Pereira begun her professional career in management positions for multinational corporations overseas back in 1995. For several years, she traveled to different countries conducting negotiations to develop marketing strategies and business opportunities. Her solid academic background includes a Bachelor Degree in English received in 1993 from FMU - Faculdades Metropolitanas de Sao Paulo followed by a Masters in Marketing and an Executive Masters in Business Administration with Business School Sao Paulo/University of Toronto, Canada. She obtained her Law Degree at the University of Miami, where she graduated with honors in 2007. While attending law school, Mrs. Pereira served as Summer Law Clerk to Honorable Judge Victoria Platzer of the 11th Circuit Court of Miami-Dade County, FL where Mrs. Pereira actively participated in many Civil Trials and Motion Calendars. Upon graduation, Mrs. Pereira had her Law Review Article published by University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review.
In 2007, Mrs. Pereira joined a small law firm as an Associate in which she diligently represented her clients in mortgage foreclosures, landlord-tenant matters, collections practices, quiet title actions, bankrutpcy, mediation, wills, trusts, and general tax issues.
Mrs. Pereira firmly believes that competent representation requires incessant learning. As a result, Mrs. Pereira is currently concluding her Masters in Taxation at the University of Miami School of Law. Upon serving as a legal intern in the Internal Revenue Service, Mrs. Pereira was exposed to a variety of complex matters ranging audit/examination of business entitites, controversies involving individual taxpayers, relevant tax issues in bankrutpcy proceedings, Tax Court calendar calls and trials, among others.
As an active member of the American Bar Association Tax Section, Mrs. Pereira was appointed Chair of Tax Compliance, Audit and Litigation and Young Lawyers Closely Held Business Sub-Committees. Mrs Pereira is also an active member of the Florida Bar Tax Section, Bankrutpcy Bar Association. Marcia constantly attends CPA meetings with the FICPA Miami-Dade Chapter. Marcia also constantly writes articles published in the Tax Bulletin of the Florida Bar Tax Section.
Mrs. Pereira is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and is currently admitted to the United States District Court, United States Tax Court and the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida.
Mrs. Pereira speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently.