• First American Title Insurance Company (Santa Ana, California)
  • Kutak Rock, LLP (Los Angeles, California)
  • Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados (Mexico City)
  • Abogados Consultores de Sonora (Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico)
  • HSBC (at the time BITAL), Trust Department (Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico)


  • Law degree from Universidad del Noroeste (now Universidad del Valle de Mexico) in Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico
  • Masters  in International Legal Studies from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, District of Columbia (LL.M.)
  • Postgraduate studies in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México  (ITAM) in Mexico City
  • Courses related to:
    • Constitutional Regime in Mexico  Post 2011  Amendments
    • Human Rights: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
    • Persuasive writing and argumentation 
    • Amparo law 

Admitted to Practice Law

  • Mexico, 2002
  • State of California, 2017

Probono and Professional Associations

Rendered free legal advise to low-income residents in Nogales, Sonora Mexico

Translation services related to violations of human rights in coordination with the non-governmental organization “Maryland House” and with the International Clinic of Human Rights in Washington, District of Columbia

Participated in the Mexican Legislation Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, A.C., Mexico City Chapter


  • American Bar Association 
  • American Society of International Law
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association 
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association


  • Spanish 
  • English