Federal Bar Association (FBA) Student Division


The Federal Bar Association (“FBA”) is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. The Hon. Peter R. Palermo Student Division of the Federal Bar Association at St. Thomas works in concert with the South Florida Chapter of the FBA to deliver on these goals.

Board Members

Shaymaa Shwel, President
Daniella Capote, Vice President
Christopher Labora, Treasurer
Maria Aranguren, Secretary

Faculty/Staff Advisor

Lourdes B. Fernandez