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Lic. Jair Urriola Quiróz

Associate

jurriola@mejiayasociados.net

Studies

He studied a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences in the Universidad Latina of Panama where he graduated as a Lawyer in 1998. He has specialized studies in Criminal Law and Commercial Law from the Universidad Interamericana of Panama (2006-2007). Also, he obtained a Diploma in the new adversarial Accusatory Criminal System in the Universidad Panamericana (2009) and a Diploma in the Preparation and Evaluation of Environmental Impact Studies (2010). He did a Specialization in Criminal Law in the University of Salamanca, Spain (2012), and a Master’s Degree in Superior Education at Universidad del Istmo (2017).

He is a founding member of the Firm Mejia & Asociados from 1998 until now. As such, he has acquired an invaluable experience in handling Criminal, Administrative, Commercial Tax, and Corporate litigations. Prominent trial attorney in these areas.

Experience

He served as Legal Director of the Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente (Environment National Authority) during a period of the year 2009.

He was designated by the National Bar Association of Panama (CNA) and sworn as Member of the Management Board of the Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences Institute (IMELCF) for the period of 2013-2017.

He has participated in a variety of Law seminars and trainings, Nationally and Internationally.
English language proficiency.

Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.

Member of the World League of Environmental Lawyers (LIMAA), he is currently the President of the Panama Chapter of this international organization.

Professor of Environmental and Civil Law at the Universidad del Istmo in Panama.

Attached Professor to the Environmental Law Seminar of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Member of the Board of Fundación Pro Adultos Mayores (Pro Elder Adults Foundation) (FIPAM).

He speaks, writes, and understands the English language.