Shirley Garrison, Paralegal Passionate, Driven, and Experienced
Mrs. Garrison’s extensive and diverse education includes a Paralegal Certification from the Charlotte School of Law a Title in Law from the Catholic Bolivian University in La Paz-Bolivia, and a Masters of Science in Information Technology Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. In Bolivia Mrs. Garrison practiced law in the areas of Corporate, Civil Litigation and Intellectual Property. She has worked for the Bolivian Government as Executive Presidential Adviser for the Bolivian Customs Administration. Mrs. Garrison also served as Corporate Legal Assessor to Nissan’s Bolivian branch as well as an Attorney for ENTEL S.A., Bolivia’s largest telecommunication company.
Mrs. Garrison is fluent in English and Spanish. She has taught courses and workshops ranging from Information Technology Law to Legal Aspects of eCommerce at Santo Tomas de Aquino Bolivia University (UDABOL), Real University of La Paz-Bolivia, Los Andes Business Unversity (UELA), Complutense University of Madrid-Span (La Paz Campus), San Francisco de Asis University (USFA), and Bolivian Institute of Business Studies IBEE,
Mrs. Garrison is a member of the La Paz Bar Association (ICALP); Bolivian Bar Association; Information Technology Law Commission (ICALP); and La Paz Young Private Entrepreneurs Professionals Association (APEL), where she was a former Director in 2003 and 2004.
Love led Mrs. Garrison to the US, where, she and her husband are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter.
During her time in the U.S, Mrs. Garrison has worked with large companies such as Bank of America and Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, as well as international groups like the Permanent Mission of Bolivia to the Organization of American States.
Mrs. Garrison grew up playing basketball and soccer, and even competed at the national level as a member of the Ingavi Bolivian Basketball Team.
In her spare time she loves to paint ball with her husband on their local team, “Birds of Prey.”