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The Bio

Who We Are: Qualifications in Brief

Our founder (and main blogger) Johana M. Gomez is a Colombian native who has been trained both in the Civil and Common Law traditions. She holds an LL.B from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.


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Education and Experience in the U.S.

Corporate Associate at Sidley Austin, LLP in Chicago, IL.

Summer Associate at Sidley Austin, LLP in Chicago, IL.

Summer Associate in the International Arbitration Group at Fulbright & Jaworsky, LLP in Houston.

Graduated with high marks from the Juris Doctor (JD) program at Northwestern University School of Law (Dean’s List).

Education and Experience in Colombia

Head of Legal Division at Secretaría Ejecutiva del Convenio Andrés Bello (SECAB).

Assistant Professor of Contract Law at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Clinical Professor of Private Law at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana’s Legal Clinical Program.

Graduated at the top of her class from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Law and was awarded Merit of Honor for graduating thesis titled “Outsourcing to Governmental Entities by International Organizations.”

For more details, you can also see her profile on LL.M Guide and Linked-in.