Maria is a paralegal and technical writer for Gorby Peters Law. Maria graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Language Studies & Applied Linguistics, as well as a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics. Maria presented “Web Registers: A Corpus-Based Comparison” at the 10th Conference for the American Association for Corpus Linguistics. She also holds several certificates, including a certificate in Spanish Language Studies from the University of Barcelona, TESOL certification in order to teach internationally, and finally, a paralegal certificate from the University of Georgia.
Maria has also worked extensively in the field of interpreted English transcription, helping to provide investor event coverage for many international companies. She enjoys the bustle of earnings calls, shareholder meetings, and analyst days.
While Maria lived in San Francisco, she was responsible for the technical editing of Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming by Jason Briggs. She also participated in extensive volunteer work for the Coalition on Homelessness and St. Dominic’s Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation.
Maria enjoys archery and spending time in nature. She is also constantly reading about emerging technology, internet security, artificial intelligence, and current events.