Vivian Arenas, Esq.
Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Ms. Arenas has first-hand experience of the difficulties associated with leaving everything behind in your home country. At the young age of 16 years, Ms. Arenas immigrated to the United States without knowing the English language but her desire to live the American Dream allowed her to conquer many challenges. Not only did Ms. Arenas obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Political Science at Florida Atlantic University, she did so under a full ride scholarship. While in college she participated and volunteered with different organizations such as the National Honors Historical Society, Be Aware, Share and Act for Peace and the Cuban Heritage Center at the University of Miami. Before graduating, Ms. Arenas obtained a prestigious internship in Washington, D.C. with NextEra Energy, a multinational company that focuses on promoting clean and sustainable energy. This internship led to pursuing a law degree from Nova Southeastern University Sheppard Broad College of Law where she earned a Juris Doctor degree. At the College of Law, she participated in numerous trial advocacy competitions and she served in the Family Law Clinic where she had the opportunity to work in a multitude of cases involving divorces, child custody, child support and even an international child abduction case. Outside of the College of Law she worked part-time on immigration waivers and U-Visa cases.
Ms. Arenas joined Acosta and Fraga Law as an associate where she hopes to continue her dream of helping others achieve the American Dream. She also brings her experience to provide our clients family law and criminal traffic related services. Ms. Arenas is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and is in good-standing to practice immigration law in the United States.
Outside of law, Ms. Arenas enjoys spending time with her family which includes her three dogs and two cats.