Kathlyn is a dual national of the United States and Canada. She graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 1992 with a degree in Environmental Engineering Sciences. After, she joined the Peace Corps and served two years in Mali, West Africa. She then worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross as an engineer from 1994-2002 in Rwanda, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kosovo and Afghanistan.
She returned to the U.S. to attend law school and graduated cum laude from the Washington College of Law at American University. She practiced immigration law in St. Petersburg, Florida with Gulfcoast Legal Services (GLS) from 2004-2013 focusing on the issue of human trafficking. Kathlyn supervised the Immigration Unit at GLS and was an adjunct professor with Stetson University College of Law from 2006-2013, teaching and supervising the immigration clinic. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Florida and is fluent in French
Adriana is a national of the United States, Venezuela and Portugal. She attended the University of Florida where she graduated with honors with a degree in criminology and sociology and a minor in anthropology.
She then attended Stetson University College of Law on a full diversity scholarship where she graduated with cum laude in 2008. While at Stetson Adriana was an editor for the Journal of International Aging Law and Policy and received the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award for her work with the Guardian Ad Litem Program.
Adriana practiced immigration law with the GLS CHILD project of Gulfcoast Legal Services from 2008-2014. While at GLS she coordinated AILA Citizenship Day from 2008-2013 as well as monthly advice walk-in clinics. Adriana received the Hero Award from the Intercultural Advocacy Center for her work with undocumented children. She is licensed in Florida and is fluent in Spanish.