Carlos Villalobos

Carlos E. Villalobos J.

Areas of Practice:
Litigation & ADR
+507 205-6909

Carlos Villalobos has been associate at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán since 2004 and was appointed partner in 2022. Carlos has over twenty years of experience  in Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has completed studies in Civil Procedural Law and the Criminal Accusatory System of Panama.
Carlos frequently publishes articles of interest regarding different legislations, and he is an active member of the Panama Bar Association.

Academic Instruction

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences, Universidad de Panama, (1997).
  • Post graduate studies in Civil Procedural Law, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia, (2006).
  • Certificate of Advance Studies in Criminal Accusatory System of Panama, Universidad Latina, Panama, 2010.
  • License Certificate: 1997


    • Partner since 2022
    • Associate (2004-2021).
  • Fábrega, Molino y Mulino
    • Lawyer – Litigation (1997 – 1998).
  • Órgano Judicial
    • Chief Clerk Stenographer
  • Fábrega, Molino y Mulino
    • Lawyer – Judicial, 1993 -1995.


  • Panama Bar Association.


  • Algunas consideraciones respecto al trámite de los procesos de ejecución hipotecaria” (“Some considerations refering to the settlement of the mortgage execution proceedings”);
  • “El desconocimiento del paradero del demandado y el falso testimonio” (The unknown whereabouts of the defendant and false testimony)
  • “Justicia gratuita-vs-expedita e ininterrumpida” (Free justice vs expedited and uninterrupted)
  • “La apelación en las reformas de la Ley 23 de 10 de junio de 2001” (The admittance of evidence in the Amendments of Law 23 of June 10th, 2001)
  • “La apertura a pruebas en las reformas de la Ley 23 de 10 de junio de 2001”.
  • All of them published in the juridical magazine, “JURIDICAL SYTEMS”, and the electronic magazine “Legal Info-Panama

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Procedural Law, Universidad del Istmo, Panama (1997 – 1998).


Carlos enjoys reading, exercising, listening to music, and dancing in his spare time.

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