Yamile Kalkach
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Yamile Kalkach was born and raised in Mexico City. She earned her bachelor's degree in law at Universidad Panamericana, Mexico's best-ranked school of law. She worked four years at the Labor and Employment and Corporate Law department in Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C., among Mexico's top ranked law firms. As her career developed she decided to pursue a Master of Laws at Fordham University School of Law, where she became the LL.M. representative of the Latin Law Students Association.

After graduating, Yamile worked as a research assistant for Reed Professor of Law Daniel Capra, then she decided to move to Switzerland to work at the NORMES department in the International Labour Organization, where she also held the president of the intern board position representing her peers before the trade union and human resources department.

Afterwards, she became an external advisor for a Mexican Confederation of Unions, position that open the door to become a representative of mexican workers before the International Labour Conference 2019, in Geneva.

Finally, Yamile decided to return to the United States to take the bar exam, and also become an attorney in New York. Soon after that, she joined Chopra and Nocerino, where she focuses on car accidents and premises liability cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2020
  • Mexico, 2018

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 2018
  • Universidad Panamericana, Mixcoac, CDMX
    • LL.B. - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association , Member, 2020 to Present (Member)
  • Inter-American Affairs Committee of the NYCBA, Affiliate Member, 2020 to Present (Affiliate Member)