Carmen Kcomt Recognized as one of San Diego’s Distinguished Citizens

Carmen Kcomt Recognized as one of San Diego’s Distinguished Citizens

This time last year, in June of 2015, Carmen Kcomt received the “Distinguished Citizen” Award from the San Diego County Bar Association for her work with La Maestra Community Health Center. This award highlighted Carmen’s resilience after persecution by the Peruvian authorities and her 31-year contribution to her community through her legal practice– both in Peru and once she was resettled to the San Diego in the US. Carmen and nine others were honored at the Annual Awards Luncheon and through publication in the San …

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California: Carmen Kcomt

California: Carmen Kcomt

State: California

City of Residence: Santee, California

Country of origin: Peru

Arrival in the U.S.: 2003

Ms. Carmen G. Kcomt was forced to flee Peru in 2003 in fear of retaliation for judicial decisions made while serving as Superior Magistrate. She currently lives in San Diego with her husband and three sons where she works as Director of the Legal and Social Department in a Community Health Center. She has a wide range of experience providing legal services to those in need, and serves on various task forces including …

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