“The practice of law imposes the duties of preparedness and efficiency. Because of this, the lawyer has a permanent obligation to research and study the law”
Guatemalan Bar Association´s Code of Professional Ethics
YALE LAW SCHOOL, New Haven, CT. U.S.A.
Master of Laws (LL.M.), June 2009.
Doctorate Degree in Law (J.S.D.) candidate.
LL.M. Class President
International Academy for Arbitration Law, Paris, France
Diploma in International Arbitration (2012)
Obeid Law Firm Scholar
UNIVERSIDAD FRANCISCO MARROQUIN, Guatemala, Guatemala
Law Degree, Lawyer and Notary with honors (2005)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Law Journal;
Elected as Member of the Honor Tribunal (2000, 2001 and 2002).
Member of the Phillip C. Jessup and Eduardo Jiménez de Arréchaga Moot Court Teams
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR COMPARATIVE PUBLIC LAW AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, Heidelberg, Germany.
Visiting Research Fellowship (October 2009 – April 2010)
Lecturer at Coloquio Iberoamericano,“Luxemburg in Managua: The Decisions of the European Court of Justice in the Jurisprudence of the Central American Court of Justice” (Mar. 23, 2010).
Lecturer at the seminar Referentenbesprächung, “The Central American Integration System” (Mar. 1, 2010),
XIAMEN ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Xiamen, República Popular de China
Program on International Law (July 4th – July 24th 2010). Awarded a full scholarship.
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. Course on Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change (2011). Organization of American States´ Scholar