Rossana G. González Muñoz

Académica Colaboradora

Academia Puertorriqueña de Jurisprudencia y Legislación



  • Columbia Law School, New York, NY
    LL.M., received May 2018
    Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (for superior academic achievement)
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law, Río Piedras, PR
    J.D., received December 2013
    Activities: Student Leader of the Participatory Democracy Pro Bono
    Vice-President of the Student Council of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law
    Articles Editor, University of Puerto Rico Law Review
  • University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, PR
    B.A., magna cum laude, received May 2010
    Major: Information and Journalism


  • Manhattan Legal Services
    New York, NY
    Staff Attorney – Sept. 2019 – Present

    • Represent low income tenants and groups in Housing Court eviction proceedings, administrative proceedings, Supreme Court actions, and other litigation and non-litigation advocacy.
  • Magistrate Judge Peggy Kuo, U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
    Brooklyn, NY
    Law Clerk – Sept. 2018 – Aug. 2019
    Intern –
    Jan. 2018 – Apr. 2018

    • Conduct research and draft opinions and memoranda on various areas of federal and state law. Manage Judge Kuo’s docket to move cases from commencement through trial. Review and make recommendations regarding discovery and other pre-trial matters.
  • Prof. Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School
    New York, NY
    Research Assistant – Sept. 2017- Apr. 2018

    • Assisted Prof. Anu Bradford by researching on various topics related to European Union law as part of her research work towards publishing her book, The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World.
  • Judicial and Notarial Conference, Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    Legal Advisor – Oct. 2016 – Aug. 2017

    • Advised on issues relating to the Puerto Rican judicial system’s operation. Reviewed the proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct of Puerto Rico in order to draft an analysis report and provide recommendations to the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico regarding its approval.
  • Hon. Maite D. Oronoz, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    Law Clerk – Feb. 2016 – Oct. 2016

    • Conducted legal research and drafted opinions on a wide range of issues and assisted with administrative responsibilities. Coordinated with and hosted students and non-profit organizations that visited the Puerto Rico Supreme Court as part of the Judicial Branch’s Community Outreach Program.
  • Hon. Liana Fiol Matta, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    Law Clerk – Aug. 2015 – Jan. 2016

    • Conducted legal research, prepared bench memoranda, drafted opinions, and assisted with administrative responsibilities.
  • Department of Justice of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    Assistant Solicitor General – Feb. 2015 – Aug. 2016

    • Drafted legal memoranda and appeals to the Puerto Rico Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, particularly in public policy, constitutional and criminal cases. Evaluated and elaborated recommendations on ethical conduct complaints referred to the Solicitor General’s Office by the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.
  • Committee on Social Welfare and Eradication of Poverty House of Representatives
    San Juan, PR
    Attorney – Apr. 2014 – Feb.2015

    • Provided legal analysis of legislation regarding social welfare and eradication of poverty. Drafted bills and amendments on issues related to the Committee’s jurisdiction.
  • Sánchez Betances, Sifre & Muñoz Noya, C.S.P.
    San Juan, PR
    Summer Law Clerk – Summer, 2012

    • Conducted legal research and assisted in discovery review in tort, administrative, and labor cases.


  • La usucapión, el carácter registral del Régimen de Propiedad Horizontal puertorriqueño y la tercería registral, 87 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. 160 (2018).