Ms. Genilde Elite Guerra is Juris Doctor from the University Of Miami School Of Law. Admitted to the Florida Bar, she also holds a Bachelor degree in International Trade from Barry University and various extension degrees in International Law, European Union Law, International Commerce, and Marketing from schools such as Harvard University, Tulane, University College of London, and is a student of Political Science.
Ms. Guerra is fluent in five languages including her native Portuguese, Italian, English, Spanish and French, having been educated in Switzerland.
Ms. Guerra is the managing partner in the Law Offices of Kravitz & Guerra, PA in Miami, Florida. The law firm assists the international community in matters related to International, Business and Commercial Expansions, Immigration, Global and Business Planning, Real Estate, Commercial Contracts and Negotiations, and others.
A frequent lecturer at prestigious international meetings, she has joined former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on key trade missions and commercial summits in England, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Dominican Republic. She has met directly with the Presidents and cabinet members of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile in the last year.
More recently, she participated in a diplomatic mission targeting cultural and commercial exchange with the countries of Eastern Europe, speaking at meetings with high-level government officials in Turkey and Jordan, and in the past months has accompanied current Florida Governor Charlie Crist on a fact-finding mission to Brazil, focused on alternative energy solutions.
Further, she has been consistently involved with the United Nations Association's – Brazil Sustainable Development Meetings with President George Bush Senior in 2007, and President Bill Clinton in several occasions, most recently in 2008.
Concentrating on developing all-encompassing business plans for companies expanding their activities to the United States, she has lectured extensively on the issue, and has been published in both domestic and international publications.
In addition to her Miami offices, Ms. Guerra maintains a base in Monaco, visits frequently, and enjoys many Social and Professional ties contacts within the Principality, and the European community in general.
Genilde also received "The 2006 Women of Virtue in Justice Award".
Among other activities, Ms. Guerra dedicates time to the televised media, participating as an international expert in several radio and TV programs in the United States and Latin America. For further information about her involvement in that area, please visit www.hoymiami.com .
Nominated an outstanding Miami Entrepreneur in 2000, Ms. Guerra has a clear focus: “Globalization is inevitable. The entrepreneur who is conscious of this fact controls the key to future success”. This phrase demonstrates how entrepreneurs guided by the Law Offices of Kravitz & Guerra, PA can have a valuable partner in business ventures in the U.S.
Given her experience in business negotiation and contract law, Ms. Guerra has naturally converged with Entertainment Law. Being a member of The Florida Bar “Entertainment, Arts, & Sports” Law Section, she has been very engaged in wide-ranging Entertainment projects around the world. Ms. Guerra has been actively involved in cases related to Music, Film, TV Production, Aspiring Talents, Fine Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts and Advertising, Sports, and other Entertainment arenas.
Ms. Guerra has participated in several noteworthy seminars and lectures throughout Florida, and around the world including: Great Britain, Germany, Chile, Turkey, Jordan, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, and others. She has lectured on the topics of immigration, citizenship, international law, corporate law, real estate law, entertainment law, and international expansions, including:
The Seminars at the Kaplan International Center
The Broward County Library Immigration Seminar Series
Brazilian Forum 2005, 2006 and 2007 in Florida, on Immigration and Legal Issues
“How to Buy Real Estate in Florida,” Tendance and lifestyle International Magazine
“Compra de un Inmueble Cual es el Primer Paso?” Hispanic Target
“Conheca os Principais Pontos da Reforma Imigratoria, ” 3 News USA
“Compra de un Imovel nos EEUU. Qual e o primeiro passo?”
Momento Brasiliero“Refinanciamiento de Imoveis,” Momento Brasiliero
“Como esolher melhor financiamiento para comprar su casa,” Momento Brasiliero
“Imigracion saturada y complicada,” Dinero America
“H1 Visas,” Mercado de Dinero
“Religious Visas,” Imigrante Cristao
“Extensao de Estadia,” Momento Brasiliero
“Mudanca para os Estados Unidos,” Florida Review-Brazil Magazine
“Deportacion,” Gente Latina
“Acta de Ciudadania infantil,” Gente Latina
“Operativos de Inmigracion,” Hispanic Target
“Visa E-2 Para Inversionistas,” Hispanic Target
“ESTA,” Imigrante Cristao
“J-1 Vistos ,” Imigrante Cristao
“Attorney's Role in Closing,” In Focus
“Corporations-Visas for Foreign Entrepreneurs,” In Focus
Professional Memberships & Associations
American Immigration lawyers Association
Florida Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Florida Sister Cities
Realtors Association of Greater Miami
Centro Cultural Brazil USA
Brazilian Chamber of Commerce
Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce
Italian Chamber of Commerce
Argentinean Chamber of Commerce
Member of the following Charitables Organizations:
Liga Feminina de Combate ao Cancer in Porto Alegre, Brazil
The Cancer Society of Porto Alegre
Zooflica do Brazil- Rio de Janeiro, Animal Rights Society.
Fisher Island Philanthropic Foundation Committee Member
United Way of Miami
Miami Heart Research Institute
Miami International Visitor Program
NGO Pain Without Borders
Bal des Etoiles International Executive Committee (U.S. representative)
United Nations Association - Brazil
Sustainable Amazonas Foundation
The Law offices of Kravitz & Guerra, P.A.
The Law Office of Kravitz & Guerra, P.A. is a comprehensive international law firm. It is focused on Immigration, Real estate, Business law, Entertainment law, and all related needs of the foreign national. Staff members are available to render assistance in several languages including Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, and Russian. Areas of concentration include U.S Immigration Law, Real Estate, Business Organization, International Contracts, and Negotiations. The firm has assisted, and continues to assist, more than 5000 clients, both corporate and private.
Attorney at Law
800 Brickell Avenue, Suite 701
Miami, Florida 33131