Lawyer from Diego Portales University. A Fulbright Scholar twice (1998 and 2002), Master of the Science of Law (JSM) from Stanford University (1999). He has done research visits at Berkeley, Yale and Wisconsin Law Schools. He also have taught comparative criminal procedure in the Law School of the University of Florida Law School, Pacific McGeorge Law School and Tel Aviv University Law School. He was advisor to the Ministry of Justice in the field of criminal justice reform and was the Secretary of the technical team which drafted bills that make up the Chilean criminal procedural reforms. Author of numerous publications on criminal justice, Chilean criminal procedure and new teaching methodologies. He has been Coordinator in the area of Training and Program Director for Justices Studies Center of the Americas (2004-2011). Currently he is Professor of the Diego Portales University School of Law.
Founding partner of the firm of consultants wheel RUEDA ABADI PEREIRA where since 1992 he leads the Department of Litigation and Arbitration. Professor of Procedural Law and Litigation by Audience at the School of Law of the University of Montevideo. Professor of Procedural Law at the Center of Judicial Studies of Uruguay (Judicial College of the Judiciary). Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Applied Procedural Law for the School of Law of the University of Montevideo (Uruguay).
Designated by the General Assembly of the OAS to integrate the Board of Directors of The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA).Member of the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Procesal, the International Association of Procedural Law, and the International Bar Association, which integrates the Litigation Committee and the Law Firm Management Committee.
Has been an international consultant in the field of legal justice systems and procedural law for The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA), United Nations Program for Development (UNDP), the Inter-American Bank of Development (IDB), The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the World Bank Institute, on subjects of his specialty.Author of 12 books and over 200 articles and research papers published in Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Spain, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Lawyer from the University of Chile. LL.M. (Master in Law) from the University of Wisconsin, 1997. He was investigating attorney for Chile’s National Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 1990 to 1991. Director of the technical team that drafted the bill for the Attorney General’s and Criminal Procedural Code in Chile between 1993 and 1994. Professor of Law of the Diego Portales University School of Law. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Yale and Columbia in the U.S. and Warwick in the United Kingdom. He is the author of several books and articles on the subject of criminal proceedings and has developed research projects in numerous countries in Latin America in the same field. Currently he is Executive Director of The Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) since 2008.
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