Juan Antonio Tejada E.
Attorney-at-Law since 1985. Studied Law at the University of Panama and at the Complutense University, Madrid, Spain. He has had a law practice in both private and public areas, with emphasis on criminal and civil litigation, as well as in Commercial Law, Administrative Law, and Environmental Law.
His public trajectory includes holding office as First Superior District Attorney (1995-2001) and as National Ombudsman (2001-2006). He represented Panama at the Hemispheric Meeting against Crime and Criminal Prevention (1999). He was also elected Chairman, Central American Prosecutors' Council on Human Rights (2003-2004), and a Member of the State Agreement for Amendments to the Justice System (2005).
He has been a lecturer at different national and international congresses, forums, and seminars. He authored two Bills, one being on the Only Vehicle Registration, and a second one on DNA Bank Data Evidence, same which were approved by the Panama National Assembly (Senate), and were thus, enacted as laws of the Republic of Panama.
Mr. Tejada-Espino is a member of the International Association of Prosecutors and of the Panama Bar Association. He is an active Arbitrator at the Panama Conciliation and Arbitration Center.