Djenita Pasic was educated on three continents, in three languages and in three different educational systems. She obtained a baccalaureate degree from Lycée de Mutuelleville in Tunis, Tunisia, where she lived with her parents. Upon her return to Sarajevo, she obtained two undergraduate degrees – a B.S. in Political Science/Journalism and a B.A. in French from University of Sarajevo. After resettling in the United States at the very beginning of the aggression on Bosnia, Ms. Pasic also obtained a J.D. from University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law in Louisville, Kentucky. Ms. Pasic is fluent in five languages.
Ms. Pasic is a multicultural, multilingual attorney residing in Louisville, Kentucky; she has over 25 years of experience in international business and legal transactions. In addition to practicing international business law with Frost Brown Todd, she started an international business and legal consulting firm, Brainswork USA. Since 2011, Ms. Pasic is a partner at the law firm of Pasic & Lewis where she is focused on serving the fast-growing international community in Louisville.
Aside from her legal practice, Ms. Pasic is an educator: she was an adjunct professor of law at her alma mater, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She is also a visiting professor at the Masters of International Business program at the Bordeaux Business School in Bordeaux, France and taught at the same program at Notre Dame University in Beirut, Lebanon. She teaches international commercial contracts and related corporate law classes.
Ms. Pasic serves on the boards of a number of civic and charitable organizations, such as the American Civil Liberties Union, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, and Louisville Mayors’ Office for International Affairs. Ms. Pasic also continues to be an activist working for the interests of Bosnia and Herzegovina; she is currently involved in the work of several Bosnian-American organizations, such as Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bosnian-Herzegovinian-American Academy of Arts and Sciences, where she served as President. She resides in Louisville, Kentucky.