Born, Bogotá, Colombia, 1956. Admitted to practice, 1.980.
Education: Santo Tomás Univerity, Law school, 1.974- 1.978. Post Graduate studies in Labour and Private Economic Law, Santo Tomás University.
Working Experience: Promiscuo, Municipal and Civil Circuit Judge Santa Rosa de Viterbo Tribunal Circuit, 1.979- 1.980; Lawyer, Legal Department Education Secretary of Bogotá, 1.981- 1.983; Legal Counsel and General Secretary, PROSOCIAL, 1.983- 1.984. Associate Dr. Ernesto Jiménez Díaz´s law firm. 1.980. 1.983; Associate Brigard & Urrutia, 1.984- 1.996. Private legal advisor, 1.996 to this date. Associate Abela Maldonado & Asociados since 2.010.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Areas of Practice: Civil, Commercial, Labour and Administrative Law. Debt Reestructuring, litigation and arbitration.