Ina Melceras received both her Bachelors’ Degree and Paralegal Certificate from Florida International University.  Ms. Melceras career in the legal field began in 1979.  She became a Certified Paralegal in May 1990.

Upon joining Diaz Trade Law in January 2016, Ms. Melceras assisted the firm in dealing with the many Federal agencies that regulate trade.  She has experience working on U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Detention and Seizure cases, Foreign Trade Zone 281 applications with CBP and Port Miami, Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) applications, and U. S. Department of Commerce’s Scope Rulings.

She is detail oriented and ensures that all client matters are handled in a meticulous and efficient manner.  With the firms continued growth, Ms. Melceras has been handling more administrative matters for the office.

Ms. Melceras’ hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, Zumba, water aerobics and watching her granddaughter grow.


  • Florida International University