Our Lawyers


Fernando Mendizábal

Fernando joined the Firm in 2013. He's specialized in Criminal Law and investigation.


Fernando has a wide experience in investigation and Criminal Law gained throughout his career at the Judicial Branch, Office of the Human Rights Ombudsman, Office of the Attorney General of the Nation, the Attorney General's Office, and the Tax Administration Superintendence (SAT).



Postgraduate Degree in Transparency and Good Governance, Rafael Landívar University, 2014

Master’s Degree – Specialist in Criminal Sciences, Costa Rica University, 1989

Attorney-At-Law and Notary, Rafael Landivar University, 1987

Course on Legal Argumentation, SÍLEX, 2021.


Publications and Contributions

  • Intellectual Property in Guatemala, 1998
  • New Doctrinal Tendencies on Crime Theory, 1999
  • The American Convention on Human Rights and the New Guatemalan Criminal Code, 1999
  • The Special Appeal Remedy in the Guatemala Criminal Code, 2000
  • Thesis: Goodness as One of the Purposes that the Application of Justice Must Pursue, 1987


Guatemalan Bar Association

Practice Areas

Criminal Litigation

Other members of our team

Gabriel Cabrera

He joined the Firm in 2017. He is a current member of the Tax and Customs, Arbitration and Fraud and Insolvency Practice Groups.

Ana Lucía Chávez

She joined the Firm in 2020. Her practice focuses on corporate transactions, restructurings...