Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1964; admitted in 1992, in Uruguay. Educated at Harvard Law School (Programme of Instruction for Lawyers, 1998) and University of Uruguay School of Law (doctorate in law and social sciences and postgraduate certificates in civil law and legal practice ). Assistant professor of civil law, University of Uruguay School of Law (1990) and Catholic University of Uruguay (1995). Member of the Uruguayan Bar Association. Speaks Spanish and French.