Karla Hernandez


Karla Hernandez is a Paralegal at Contreras & Metelska, PA.  She recently graduated from Hamline University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice and Psychology. During her college career, she had the opportunity to study International Crime in the Netherlands.

Prior to joining Contreras & Metelska, PA, Mrs. Hernandez has experience working as a Spanish Interpreter, Social Worker, and a Mental Health Skills Worker. Karla served in the Army National Guards as a Military Police Officer and she is now a Veteran.

Karla was born in Los Angeles, California as a first generation American to Salvadoran parents. At a young age, they moved to Minnesota making South Saint Paul their hometown. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies consist of riding her motorcycle with her husband, dancing, and traveling.