Attorney at Law
Humanismo & Legalidad
Feb 2016 - Present
Advising on transitional justice matters and the applicability of transitional justice tools in the Mexican context, in particular. Implementing Business and Human Rights programs in Mexican companies. Coordinating and designing the implementation of human rights programs for state governments and advising clients from the private and public sectors on issues regarding human rights.
Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment
May 2014 - Sep 2014
Collected and reviewed community development requirements for mining companies globally, in legislation, regulations, voluntary agreements and policies.
May 2014 - Aug 2014
Fundraised for the construction of a second campus for more than 200 children in Arusha, Tanzania and managed donations in order to create sustainable projects. Helped teachers strengthen and develop their educational programs, provided career assistance for students, assisted in the implementation of a sustainable microfinance project aimed at empowering women through micro-loans. Created strateg
Sampedro & Riveros Abogados
Sep 2016 - Aug 2014
Advised and collaborated in designing a litigation strategy to defend the Colombian government before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Drafted legal documents for Colombia to present to the Court. Researched and wrote academic papers on criminal law. Translated legal documents (English-Spanish).
Ministry of Justice and Law
Jan 2011 - Feb 2012
Assisted in designing and implementing transitional justice mechanisms. Advised Congress in the elaboration of legislative reforms to the Criminal Code. Helped with drafting and translating legal documents for the OECD regarding the Anti-Bribery Convention signed by Colombia. Collaborated in drafting the Bill of Illicit Mining. Evaluated human rights conditions in penitentiaries around the country