Sara Mateus graduated from Universidad Libre – Faculty of Law, in Bogotá – Colombia in1990, and very soon began her professional practice. She worked as a district attorney for more than 27 years and as a judge in 2018. Sara also holds a specialization in Public Law from Universidad Autónoma.
While acting as a district attorney, Sara Mateus was involved in the investigation and prosecution of cases related to a wide range of crimes, including crimes against life and personal integrity, crimes against sexual freedom and integrity, crimes against the public administration, and crimes against the public faith. During her time in the Crimes against Public Faith Unit, Sara was involved in the investigation of adulterations, frauds, and falsehoods, involving individuals and businesses as the victim.
Sara has performed as a professor of Criminal Law and Evidence Management. Currently, Sara is with G.A.M. Law Office as Executive Legal Consultant, in matters related to the protection of the rights of Latinos in the US.