Carmen Kcomt is a foreign attorney, member of the American Bar Association, and former Magistrate from Peru who has served in the Judicial Power for 10 years as a Family and Juvenile Judge.
Ms. Kcomt holds a Master’s Degree in International Law of Human Rights, was a professor in two universities in Peru, and has worked for United Nations, UNDP, supervising the rights of prisoners in the detention centers in northern Peru.
Carmen has been a guest lecturer in the University of San Diego, has volunteered with San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program and has received the “Manual Wiley Award” for her work serving the poor. She was the Delegate for the State of California before the Refugee Congress and the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees. In 2014 she was awarded the “Local Hero Hispanic Heritage” award by KPBS National broadcast, and received the “Distinguished Citizen Award“ by the San Diego County Bar Association as well as the Social Empowerment Award by the University of California San Diego, Alliance for Empowerment and Women for Empowerment. Carmen has also graduated from the FBI Citizens Academy and the District Attorney’s Citizens Academy
Ms. Kcomt is a prolific author, having written over 80 articles in newspapers in Peru, Los Angeles and in San Diego, and has co-authored two textbooks regarding domestic violence and children’s human rights.
Currently, Carmen Kcomt is the Director of the Legal Advocacy and Social Department with La Maestra Community Health Centers where she manages the largest International Human Trafficking Program in San Diego.