Mrs. Tarsila Crawford attended college and law school in Florida. Mrs. Crawford attended the University of Florida where she was active in student groups serving as President of the Brazilian’ Student Association and earning the Presidential Award for Excellence in the study of Portuguese. In law school Mrs. Crawford competed with her school’s trial team winning a regional tournament in Las Vegas and securing a position in the Elite Eight in New Orleans. She worked for the Legal Aid Society in Florida where she researched appellate court issues related to civil rights and the State Attorney’s Office in Florida where she prosecuted misdemeanor offenders. Following law school she moved to Tennessee after working for the State of Tennessee, Office of the Attorney General as a clerk for the Civil Litigation and State Services Division, Consumer Advocate and Protection Division, and the General Civil Division.
Mrs. Crawford passed the Tennessee Bar Exam in November 2008 and began working as an Associate at Widrig Law, PLLC in January 2009. Mrs. Crawford is originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil. She lives with her Husband and daughter in Wilson County.
- Juris Doctor, Barry University School of Law Orlando, FL, May 2008
- Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Portuguese, cum laude, Certificate in Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, May 2005
- State Court in Tennessee
- Unite States District Court of the Middle District of Tennessee
- Harry Phillips Inn of Court Member
- CASA Wilson County
- Portuguese and Spanish