Kessia is also a consultant and trusted partner for Brazilian firms with needs in the U.S., and U.S. firms and organizations with needs in Brazil. Her diverse background, soft skills, broad network and cultural sensitivity add great value to her clients.
She is one of the few attorneys licensed to practice law in the U.S. (Ohio since 2013) and in Brazil (member of the OAB/SP since 2008), being ranked as a Rising Star by the SuperLawyers Magazine since 2020. Kessia is one of the few Portuguese Provisionally Qualified Court Interpreter in the State of Ohio and has great experience interpreting hearings, business meetings and translating legal documents.
Kessia holds an LL.B (Bachelor of Law) from Faculdade de Direito de São Bernardo do Campo, an LL.M. (Masters of Law) with concentration in business law from The Ohio State Moritz College of Law, and a Nonprofit Management Certificate from Columbus State Community College.
She is also a co-founder of Alive in My Heart, a nonprofit organization that connects grieving parents with each other and resources in Central Ohio and is an active member of the international community in Central Ohio.
Kessia lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, AJ, and 4-year old daughter, Aliana. Their hobbies include volunteering, scuba diving, hiking, yoga, playing the piano and the drums.
Please feel free to contact Kessia at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614)371-4183 if there is anything she can do to help.
What clients are saying about Kessia:
“Kessia is one of the most reliable and trustworthy attorneys I know. We have co-counseled on many projects, have worked on the opposite sides of transactions and I have even referred my clients to Kessia when I was unable to assist them. I can always count on Kessia to act with utmost integrity and competence. She respects the client relationships and handles clients with sincerity and care. She is an excellent business and immigration attorney — I am always impressed by how thorough and meticulous she is. I am grateful for all of Kessia’s help and support over the years!” – Shweta Chaubey
“I had the best experience working with Kessia, from fast communication to being able to breakdown or explain things I wasn’t sure about and everything in-between! I am so beyond thankful for her and her services to help me purchase my business! When I say I could not have done it without her, I mean it wholeheartedly!” – Kristen
“Kessia managed our family’s transition from H1B Visa to Green Cards with aplomb. Incredible dedication and service. Can’t recommend her more highly!” – Michael Vallely
“Kessia will shoot it to you straight. If you need the right answers to your law related questions she will get it done. I have consulted Kessia on a few issues over the years and she has never done us wrong. I highly recommend her. I did not always like what she said but it was always what I needed to here. Kessia keeps my conscience in check.” – Adam C.