MCD - Morell Cartagena & Dapena


Karina Rodríguez Villanueva joined our firm in 2018. Before joining, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Erick Kolthoff Caraballo at the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. She obtained her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law with the distinction of summa cum laude. Karina also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a distinction of summa cum laude, from the University of Puerto Rico- Río Piedras campus in 2015.

During her time at law school, Karina participated in the XXIV Competencia de Debate Don Miguel Velázquez Rivera obtaining first place. She also served as a Research Assistant from 2017-2018 and collaborated with the Pro Bono Program.

Karina is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and in the U.S. District Court from the District of Puerto Rico. She concentrates her practice in individual and corporate clients in labor and employment law matters in federal and state courts and administrative proceedings. Karina also has experience in different types of civil and commercial claims.

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Hato Rey

Plaza 273
Suite 700
273 Ponce de León Ave.
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00917-1934


Our postal address: PO Box 13399, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00908.

Switchboard: (787) 723-1233 | Fax: (787) 723-8763

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