October 12, 2021

Meet Law Clerk, Marcela Sierra-Arce


Name: Marcela Sierra-Arce

Where are you from? Miami, Florida

Undergraduate education: Johns Hopkins University, Neuroscience

Law School: Florida State University College of Law

Year in Law School: 3L

Why did you decide to pursue clerkship with Clark Partington? It is clear that Clark Partington has a great presence in the surrounding community. The firm’s highly skilled attorneys, dedication to excellence, and welcoming culture make it a great fit for me.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? I enjoy staying active, learning new languages, and spending time with my family, friends, and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy.

Any notable awards/accomplishments achieved during your emerging legal career so far?

  • Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Staff Editor, Florida State University Law Review
  • Fellow, Stoops Family Foundation
  • Recipient, Foundation for Women Lawyer’s Award
  • Recipient, Cuban American Bar Association Award
  • Recipient, Legal Writing and Research II CALI Award
  • Recipient, Dean’s List


About Clark Partington:

Clark Partington is the largest business focused firm in the Florida panhandle with offices in Pensacola, Destin, Grayton Beach & Tallahassee.  The firm also maintains a presence in South Alabama with an Orange Beach office.  Since 1976 Clark Partington has grown to over forty lawyers and has served the people and businesses of Florida through an innovative and collaborative approach to practicing law.  Our lawyers are consistently recognized for their service to the profession and excellence in the courtroom.  More information about the firm’s practice, its attorneys, and recognitions may be found at www.clarkpartington.com.