Professional Experience

Yaritssa Plasencia is an associate attorney at The Law Office of Thamir A.R. Kaddouri, Jr. since November 2022 with a focus in construction litigation and insurance defense. Prior to joining this firm, Yaritssa worked as a litigation paralegal for over three years. Yaritssa also completed her legal clerkship in real estate law where she had hands-on experience in various property claims.

When she is not at the office, she is spending time with her family or working in her capacity as a real estate agent.


  • 2016

    Seminole State College of Florida, A.S. Paralegal Studies

  • 2016

    Seminole State College of Florida, A.A. General Education

  • 2018

    University of Central Florida, B.S. Legal Studies

  • 2022

    UWestern Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D.

Honors & Awards

  • Law Student Award
  • Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Leadership Achievement Award
  • Alumni Distinguished Student Award
  • Certificates of Merit (Book Award): Business Planning, Constitutional Law II, Drafting, Florida Constitutional Law, Florida Evidence, Florida Family Law, Preparing for the MBE, Secured Transactions and Florida Bar Exam Skills.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida

Professional Activities

  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar - Young Lawyers Division
  • The Florida Bar - Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section