Marlene studied law in Bolivia, and worked in private practice as a criminal defense attorney in Bolivia. While there, she was also a clerk to the Superior Court, and specializes in business law. Marlene joined the Gorman Law Firm in 2011, and works as a legal assistant on immigration cases. Marlene moved to North Carolina in 2007, and is married with two children.
- Faculty of Political and Social Scienes, Universidad Tecnica de Oruro.
- Graduate in Business Law from Universidad Privada De Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.