Partner Profile

Jose Antonio Alvarado C

Alvarado y Asociados

Nicaragua

LL 250

Biography

Born in Granada, Nicaragua, 1951. Lawyer and notary public, admitted, 1972, Nicaragua.

Education: Central American University, Nicaragua (JD, 1972); London School of Economics (master’s in economics, 1974); Harvard University, School of Law (PhD; MA; LLM 1979; SJD, 1980).

Senior partner at Alvarado y Asociados (1992 to present); President of the Central American Parliament 2015–2016; Nicaraguan minister of health (2003–2004); minister of defence (October 1999 to May 2000); minister of education, culture and sports (September 1998–1999); minister of government (1997–1999); administrative vice dean of Catholic University Redemptory Matter (1993 to present); executive director, Housing Bank of Nicaragua (1990–April 1993); chairman and CEO, AIBC (1985–1990); director, International Investment Banking Group, First Equity Corporation (1983–1985); consultant to the chairman of American Express International Banking Corporation (1980–1983); consultant of the financial assignments for international organisations as well as European and United States multinational corporations, Harvard University (1978–1980); ambassador to the United Nations (1978–1980); member, delegation to the United Nations, United Nations (Geneva) (1975–1976); Nicaraguan (charge d’affaires) to the Holy See, Republic of Nicaragua (1974–1975); vice-chairman, board of trustees, Miami Dade Community College (1989–1992); member, board of directors (1987), Miami Children’s Hospital; Board of Trustees, United Ways, Dade County (1988–1992); chairman, University of Miami Nicaraguan Research Project (1987–1989); member, Florida Supreme Court Blue Ribbon Racial & Ethnics Bias Study Commission (1989–1992); member adviser, US Senate Commission on Hispanic Affairs (1989–1992).

Member: Nicaraguan Bar Association.

Languages: English, Spanish and Italian.

Practice areas: commercial and corporate law, banking law, international law, foreign investments, among others. 

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