Mariadelmar Calero is an associate attorney at the Martindale Law Group. Ms. Calero is originally from Cali, Colombia. She immigrated to Central Florida with her family where she grew up and finished her studies.
Ms. Calero has been with the Martindale Law Group since 2012. She started as a receptionist and in just 3 months, she was promoted to the position of Pre-Suit Paralegal, eventually earning the title of Case Manager. Ms. Calero continued to work at the Martindale Law Group while attending the University of Central Florida where she graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and minor in Journalism.
Ms. Calero received her Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law in 2019 with an Honors Certificate in Environmental and Earth Law. While in law school, Ms. Calero focused her studies on trial advocacy, alternative dispute resolutions, and Environmental Jurisprudence. At Barry, she was a member of the nationally recognized Barry University Trial Team. During her second year of law school, she competed in The Florida Bar Chester H. Bedell Mock Trial Competition. In 2018, she was selected to compete in the Florida Justice Association’s Honorable E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition, where she took first place after beating 15 teams from 8 Florida law schools. The following year, she returned to compete in The Florida Bar Chester H. Bedell Mock Trial Competition where she placed 4th.
Ms. Calero also served as a Senator in the Student Bar Association. As a Senator she served as Chair for the Community Service and Pro Bono Committee for 2 years, spearheading various community outreach events including the Annual Bithlo Law Day. Ms. Calero was selected as the 2017-2018 Senator of the Year and the 2018-2019 Senator of the Year for her work in the Student Bar Association. She also interned at Barry Law’s Environmental and Earth Law Clinic where she worked with the League of Women Voters of Florida and other community leaders to help research solutions and bring awareness to Florida’s growing environmental crises.
Ms. Calero’s experiences and passion for the practice of law make her an invaluable asset to the Martindale Law Group.