Areas of Practice: Arbitration, domestic and international Business law Business transactions, start-ups Business organization Commercial and civil litigation Corporate law Corporate governance Commercial contracts, domestic and international Collections Mediation Bar Admissions: Peru, 2003 Texas, 2009 New York, 2011 U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas. 2011 Education: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Law, Leuven, Belgium, 2002 LL.M. Honors: Cum Laude Universidad de Lima, Lima, Peru, 1999 LL.B. - Law and Political Science Law Review: De Iure, Revista de Derecho South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2009 J.D. Honors: Dean's Honor List Langdell Scholar (Teaching Assistant) MABATX Foundation Scholar Law Review: CURRENTS, The International Trade Law Journal Certifications: Texas Qualified Impartial Third Party Mediator, 2007 Family Mediator, 2010 Achievements and Awards:Achievements: Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas Recognized by the "Latino American Who's Who 2012" for his achievements and contributions to the Hispanic culture: 2012 Latino American Who's Who. Awards: Jim Alfini/Hans Lawton Award in Dispute Resolution, 2009 Cali Excellence Award (Amjur), NAFTA Trade & Transactions, 2009 Cali Excellence Award (Amjur), International Business Transactions, 2008 Chester James Taylor Writing Award, 2007 Advocacy: Foreign Direct Investment Arbitration Moot, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008 Spurgeon E. Bell Memorial Moot Court Competition, Houston, Texas, 2008 Semifinalist, 3rd Best Brief 15th and 16th Willem C. Vis, Int'l. Com. Arbitration Moot, Vienna, Austria, 2008, 2009 ABA Representation in Mediation Competition, 2007; ABA Negotiations Competition, 2007; ABA Arbitration Competition, 2007 Published Works: Expansion of the Lawyer's Role to Problem Solver: Increased Opportunities for Pro Bono Work, 51 S. Tex. L. Rev. 3 (2010) with Kimberlee K. Kovach Caveat Arbiter: The U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, Peruvian Arbitration Law and the Extension of the Arbitration Clause to Non-Signatories. Has Peru Gone Too Far?, Currents: Int'l Trade L.J., Summer 2009, at 65 Protecting Andean Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity. Perspectives under the U.S.