Ms. Duarte specializes in civil litigation, with focus in personal injury. Prior to joining RWKD Law as a Partner in 2021, Ms. Duarte was a Senior Associate at one of the top personal injury firms in New Jersey. Her practice concentrates on personal injury litigation. In addition to being barred in the state of New Jersey, Ms. Duarte is barred in the state of Florida and the New Jersey District Court. Ms. Duarte started her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Florida defending indigent individuals accused of misdemeanor and felony crimes. She also defended juveniles accused of committing delinquent acts. Among her many honors, Ms. Duarte has been recognized annually by Super Lawyers Rising Stars since 2019. Additionally, she is a member of National Trial Lawyers, New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association, Women Lawyers in Bergen County, American Association for Justice, and the New Jersey Association for Justice where she serves on the diversity, equity, and inclusion committee. Ms. Duarte is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.