Attorney at Law (Juris Doctor) and Notary Public, Universidad de Costa Rica (with honors). LL.M., School of Law, University of Texas at Austin. International Competition Law Diploma, the College of Law of England and Wales.
Member of the team that represented Universidad de Costa Rica in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Washington D.C., 2000. The team’s Memorials were ranked within the 10 best Memorials of the competition.
She has advised international airlines and corporations on legal matters in Central America, among them aviation, corporate, competition. Directed administrative procedures before the Competition Agency and the Commission for the Protection of Consumers in Costa Rica. Advised on aircraft financing transactions and application of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests on Mobile Equipment and its Protocol on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment. She has directed regulatory filings for air carrier operators and provided expert advice on aviation issues in Central America to carriers and other industry players. Alina has actively participated as speaker and panelist in international conferences on air transport. Vice-President of Annual Conference (Co-Chair) 2010-2011 and Vice-President of International AffairsAmericas 2012-2013, International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA).