Virginia, US

Irene is a Country Manager for Godoy Córdoba Abogados, S.A.S. (Fragomen’s affiliate in Colombia), where she advises clients on all aspects of immigration and nationality law in Colombia and manages the Colombia team to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality services to clients.

Irene has provided immigration services with Fragomen for more than six years. Prior to her current role, Irene completed two short-term assignments training the local teams at the Member Firm Network offices in Colombia and Panama. She also served as a Regional Client Services Manager for multinational clients.

For more than four years, Irene worked in San Jose, Costa Rica at Fragomen’s Latin America Regional Coordination Center, where she handled immigration cases throughout the region, including Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean.

Irene speaks Spanish and English.


Universidad Pablo de Olavide | Masters in Human Rights Law, 2013
University of Costa Rica | Licentiate Degree, Attorney at Law, 2010

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Costa Rica

Member, Costa Rican Bar Association

Publications and Lectures

Co-author, “El abecé de la nueva reforma en el ordenamiento migratorio colombiano (The ABCs of the new reform in Colombian immigration law).” Ámbito Jurídico, 14 Sept. 2017: 16. Print and web.