Attorneys

Juanita Cristina Alamo García
Special Counsel

Practice Areas:

Corporate, Business and Tax Laws
Estate and Probate Law
Real Estate Law

 

 

Juanita Cristina Alamo García is a highly experienced corporate and business attorney who dedicates her practice primarily to assisting clients in determining which legal entity is best to run their business more efficiently, with minimum tax costs, and protecting their personal assets from corporate creditors. Ms. Alamo drafts shareholders’ and joint venture agreements, contracts, prepares and files Puerto Rico tax incentives applications, advises on financing transactions, and day-to-day legal issues businesses face. In addition, she represents clients in business acquisitions and due diligence reviews.

Ms. Alamo also advises on estate planning. She assists clients through the probate process, such as completing all governmental filings for the execution and administration of estates; transfer of titles of real estate and personal property; negotiations among heirs, preparation of estate tax returns, representation in litigation on behalf of estates, executors and or heirs; and division of estates.

Prior to becoming an attorney, and while studying law, Ms. Alamo worked as a certified public accountant (CPA) at the tax department of the CPA firm Ernst & Young.

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Ms. Alamo is admitted to act as a Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. For over 17 years, a vast portion of her practice was dedicated to act as a notary for R&G Mortgage and Scotiabank, and as legal counsel and notary for many real estate developers. This experience provided Ms. Alamo with the knowledge to handle a wide range of real estate matters including sales and acquisitions, development and land use, financing, mortgages, leases, lien releases and title clearings.

 

Education:

  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law (J.D., 1994)
  • University of Puerto Rico (B.B.A, Accounting, 1989)

 

Bar Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Puerto Rico