- Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association – OAB/Bahia
- Member of Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc, Legal Programs Committee.
- Universidade Federal da Bahia, School of Law.
- Postgraduate Studies in Administration and Management, at University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
- Fundraising Management at University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
- Master Degree in International Business and Trade Law (L.L.M.) Fordham University School of Law, New York, – obtained in May 2010.