Rafael Landívar University, 1982, Attorney at Law and Notary Public, Awarded Top Law School Thesis for 1986; Francisco Marroquín University, School of Economy and Business Administration, 1978-1979; Central America Business Administration Institute, INCAE, 1981-1982; Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, PIL, 1987,1988 and 1992, Harvard Business School; Corporate Finance, Caracas, Venezuela, 1992; Euromoney Conference on Corporate Finance, 1993; Central American Seminar on Future and Options Market, 1993; Effective Negotiating, sponsored by KARRAS, Houston, Texas, 1995; Asset Securitization, 1995; First Iberoamerican Encounter on Government Concessions, Chile 1997; Leadership in Professional Service Firms LPSF,1999; Owner / President Management Program, Harvard Business School, 2003.
Joined the Firm in 1978 as a Legal Assistant; in 1982 became a Partner, and in 1989 a Managing Partner. Member of the Tax Reform Commission, 1984. Advisor to the Ministry of Finance, 1986; Member of the Pension Plan Revision Commission; Member of the Securities and Market Law Drafting Commission; Appointed by the World Bank as Temporary Legal Advisor in the Guatemalan Modernization Program, 1996, 1997; Legal Advisor to the United Nations in the Guatemalan Modernization Program, 1996, 1997; Arbitrator, Chamber of Industry, Guatemala.
Thesis: "Some Considerations About the Multiple Banking," 1986; "Participation of the Notary in Forming International Joint Ventures," 1990, Guatemalan Institute of Notarial Law; "Commercial Agencies and Distributions - an International Guide," edited by Adam Fremantle, Prentice Hall Law & Business, New Jersey, 1992; “Latin Law - Foreign Investment Laws,” 1994; “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments”, 1998; “Guide on Agency and Distribution Legislation in Guatemala”, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria 1999.
Lecturer, Rafael Landívar University, School of Law, Guatemala, 1986-1987; Lecturer, Guatemalan Institute of Notarial Law, 1990-1991; Business Planning, Francisco Marroquín University, 1990-1991; Guatemalan Tax Association on Tax Reform, 1992; Speaker at the Conference on Stock Market sponsored by the National Stock Exchange, Guatemala, August, 1997; Speaker on Agency and Distribution Legislation in Guatemala/Lawyering in the International Market, Center for International Legal Studies, Crested Butte, Colorado, 1999.
Guatemalan, American, International and Inter Pacific Bar Associations; United States Trademark Association; Industrial Property Inter American Association; Guatemalan Institute of Notarial Law.
Corporate, Agency and Distribution, Banking, Insurance, Finance, Litigation, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation, International, Arbitration, and General Practice.