Born in the Republic of Panama, August 31st, 1972. Education: Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bachelor degree in Science (Finance and Economics, 1993, Cum Laude) and Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana (Juris Doctor, 1996, Cum Laude), and Maritime Certificate (1996).
Admitted to the Panamanian Bar, 1997; Louisiana State Bar, U.S.A., 1996 (including the Federal Courts of the Eastern District of Louisiana).
Summer Clerkships: Gordon, Arata, McCollam & Duplantis, 1994; Exxon Company, U.S.A., Law Department, 1995.
Vice-President of the Panamanian Association of Law and New Technologies. He is one of the labor arbitrators for the Panama Canal Authority, and a former Professor in the L.L.M. Programs of the USMA School of Law (The Catholic University of Panama), teaching subjects such as Contemporary Corporate Problems (Electronic and Telecommunications Commerce) and Maritime Law.
Member of the Panama Maritime Law Association; Panama Bar Association; American Bar Association (ABA); International Bar Association (IBA); Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Fraternity) and Louisiana State Bar Association.
Spanish, English and French.
Hobbies and Activities
Soccer, music and computers.