Our Team

Our team is comprised of professionals with more than 20 years of experience in Legal Services, Business Consulting, Taxes, and Accounting Services.

Daniel Araya


Email: daraya@forza.legal

Daniel is an Attorney and Notary Public with more than 20-years’ experience practicing law in Costa Rica, Central America and the United States. He led specialized teams on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate, bank and tax law matters. He has worked with clients in several industries such as manufacturing, financial institutions, pharmaceutical, tourism, hospitality, real estate, energy and services, among others.

Rocío Amador


Email: ramador@forza.legal

Rocío is an Attorney and with more than 25 years of experience practicing law in Costa Rica and Central America. She has worked together with financial institutions, investment advisors, stock exchange brokers, insurance companies, multilateral organizations, service companies and companies registered with the Costa Rican Banking Regulator (SUGEF) for the purpose of preventing money laundering, among others.

Lucila Monge


Email: lmonge@forza.legal

Lucila is an Attorney and Notary Public with more than 30-years’ experience practicing law in Costa Rica; until October 2018, she served as an officer at the Costa Rican Judicial Branch, in positions such as criminal and appeal Judge, Judge of Inspection at the Costa Rican Power of Justice, and lawyer at the Constitutional Chamber at the Costa Rican Supreme Court of Justice. In 2017, she was appointed magistrate substitute of the Constitutional Court, she held this position until December 2020.


José Andrés Valerio


Email: jvalerio@forza.legal

José Andrés is an Attorney and Notary Public with extensive experience on Intellectual Property and Sanitary Permits registration. He has been part of top-tier legal firms in Costa Rica and has represented multinational brands on regulatory matters, both medical devices and food industries.

Sofia Lowsky

Sofia Lowsky


Email: slowsky@forza.legal

Sofia is a seasoned legal professional with over 12 years of experience. Before joining FORZA, she led for 6 years the legal department at a SaaS startup in Israel, where she gained hands-on experience in cross-border commercial transactions, equity and debt financing, and global compliance and operations encompassing corporate governance, privacy, information security, and ESG standards. Sofia’s expertise in these domains is rooted in her earlier roles locally and abroad, at prominent law firms and Big 4 consulting firms, where she specialized in M&A, international tax consulting, and valuation preparation and analysis across diverse industries.


Alonso Benavides


Email: abenavides@forza.legal

Alonso is an Attorney and Notary Public with more than 14-years’ experience advising clients as an independent practitioner, also as Notary Public for mortgage credits for Cooperatives, legal counsel, Real Estate and Condominiums, litigation attorney for civil and collections processes. Also, he has managed and completed a large amount of immigration processes for foreign clients from different parts of the world, with outstanding results.

Monica Zamora

Mónica Zamora


Email: mzamora@forza.legal

Monica is a corporate and labor law lawyer, Notary Public, and Business Administrator with experience in developing, growing, and strengthening new business, while being creative and a team worker.

Geovanny Villalobos

Certified Public Accountant

Email: gvillalobos@forza.legal

Geovanny has more than 30 years of experience in the practice of Accounting. He has served as head and manager of the Financial and Accounting departments in several companies. He has worked in several industries, complementing the technical elements of accounting practice with the development of key skills to manage and lead tax compliance.

Aaron Morera


Email: amorera@forza.legal

Aaron has more than 9 years of experience in accounting, financial, and payroll services. He is a dynamic person who has served as a financial analyst and head of accounting departments. He has worked in outsourcing companies and in the Investment Funds sector.


  • Payroll specialist
  • ERP implementation


  • Technician in Banking and Finance – Colegio Vocacional Monseñor Sanabria
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting – Universidad Castro Carazo

Leonardo Castro


Email: lcastro@forza.legal

Leonardo has more than 18 years of experience in accounting. He has served as coordinator and head of both accounting and treasury departments for companies in the agro-industrial and the health sectors, focusing his skills on obtaining results and ensuring compliance with tax obligations. He also has experience in ERP implementation.

Karina Marín


Email: kmarin@forza.legal

Karina is an advanced student of Business Administration, with more than 10 years of experience in administrative matters, assisting accounting and quality departments. She has worked supporting local clients in the accounting field of several industries such as: hospitality, tourism, manufacturing, real estate skinners, services, among others.

Andrea Piña


Email: apina@forza.legal

Andrea is a specialist in Strategic and Administrative Planning. She has worked in different industries as an accounting assistant and has been constantly updated on accounting and financial issues.


  • Bachelor of Systems Engineering from the Universidad Nororiental Privada Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho (2016)

Camila Araya-Wilson

Legal/Accounting Assistant

Email: caraya@forza.legal

Camila is a Business Administration student at Texas Tech University.


  • High School Diploma – Lighthouse International School (2022)


Julissa Lopez

Legal assistant

Email: jlopez@forza.legal

Julissa is an advanced Law student at the University of Costa Rica with experience in real estate, corporate and administrative matters. She has experience dealing with the regulatory process of starting and maintaining business activities and real estate developments in Costa Rica.

Laura Sánchez

Accounting Assistant

Email: lsanchez@forza.legal

Laura has a bachelor’s degree in Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance with extensive experience in companies in the multilevel and financial cooperative sector. He is a person with high knowledge in support in different administrative areas, mainly with a high focus on customer service.

Lester Piñas


Email: lpinas@forza.legal

Lester is a Medium Technician in Executive for Customer Services performs legal document management and administration functions, systems management, Use of computer tools, Archive and documentation, Drafting of communications, reports and documents with a professional character, accounting principles and public attention.


Hilary Cordero

Accounting Assistant

Email: hcordero@forza.legal

Hilary is an Accounting Technician and a student of Public Accounting with experience in accounting for service companies, with knowledge in filing tax returns and handling accounting systems.