During her studies Tisha Keller worked as a legal advisor at a law office and as a registrar at a court of justice in the Netherlands. Also during this period she was a committee member of a legal aid center, where she provided free legal advice to financially less fortunate clients. In 2010 she was selected for a double degree program, known as “Toga Master”, where she acquired her law degree, with specializations in penal and civil law at the Rotterdam Erasmus University.
In 2011 she remigrated to Curaçao, where from 2011 to 2016 she worked on civil and penal cases (in first instance, as well as in appeal) at the Joint Courts of Justice.
From 2016 to 2019 she worked for the Curaçao Public Procecutor’s Office, dealing with diverse complicated cases like those within youth delinquency and criminal research issues. During this period she was also a board member of the Antillian Lawyers Association. Hereafter she switched to being a full fledged attorney at law.
Besides her activities as a lawyer, Ms. Keller nowadays is involved as a certified mediator, active within so called ‘petit comité’ mediation.
As a member of the Prison System Supervisory Committee, she also contributes in protecting the rights of detainees, as well as detention personnel.
Ms. Keller is specialized in juvenile penal law, labor law, as well as construction law.
Furthermore, Tisha is fluent in Papiamentu, Dutch, English and Spanish.