Lawyers

 
 
Juan Antonio Tejada E.
Managing Partner

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.
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
 
Jorge Fabian Gutierrez
Partner


He practices law since 1988. He studied law at the University of Panama, and has Post-graduate and Master's degrees in Labor Law. He held the positions of Vice-Minister of Labor and of General Director of Labor (1992-1994), as well as Director of Complaints at the Office of the National Ombudsman (2001-2006). He has been a licensed Arbitrator since 2000 in Labor Dispute Resolution cases before the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). Law Practice: Labor Criminal Law, Labor Litigation, Collective Bargaining, Probate Law, Family Law, and Public Liberty Law.
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
Eduardo Ulloa
Associate


He practices law since 1988. He studied at the University of Panama. He worked at the Attorney's Office from 1997 until April, 2008, serving as Third Circuit District Attorney of Panama, specializing in bank crimes. He was a member of the Drafting Commission of the Financial Crimes Law.

As District Attorney he investigated cases for fraud committed against banking institutions, and the use of corporations for illegal purposes. He passed the Course for instructors on prevention of asset laundering, sponsored by CICAD, OAS, and CIFAD.

Law practice: Bank crimes, fraud and swindling, corporate crimes, and labor criminal issues.
 
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
Sabrina Tejada G.
Associate


She practices law since 2006. She studied at the Santa María La Antigua University, and received her Law and Political Science Degree with Cum Laude honors. She worked as consultant on the Feasibility Analysis to provide functional autonomy to the Ombudsman's Office Institute, same which was directed by the Modernization and Strengthening Project, Judicial Branch, and financed by the European Community.

She studied International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) with a major in Information Technology and Strategy, at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) (Tainan-Taiwan). Law Practice: Special Criminal Law and Commercial Law (trademark registration, immigration law, corporation organization, and pertinent legislation).
 
 
Lizzett Marie Chevalier
Legal Interim Management


She is a Lawyer since 1993. She studied at Santa María La Antigua University, and has a post-graduate degree in Banking and Finance, International Banking Institute, Panama Banking Association (2009). She worked at the Public Prosecutor’s Office from 1986 until January, 2015 where she held several positions, serving as Senior Officer, District Attorney, and Senior District Attorney.

Her work in the public sector, includes active participation in the discussion and later enactment of Law No. 45, same which is an addition to Chapter VII, On Financial Crimes, Title XII, Book II, Penal Code, and it also amended sections of the Penal and Judicial Codes. She organized the Third Meeting of District Attorneys in and for the First, Second, and Third Judicial Districts of Panama. In said meeting, issues related to the new Financial Crimes were discussed.

Practice areas: Financial Crimes and Crimes Against Public Administration.
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
 
Tejada Abogados - Firma especializada en derecho penal económico y de la empresa
 
Nayra Gisela Fernández Ruíz
Legal Interim Management


She is a Lawyer since 1994.

She studied Law at the University of Panama. She has practiced in the private and public sectors, on General Criminal Law issues, Intellectual Property, Computer Security, the Adversarial System of Criminal Justice, Trade Mark Registration and Copyright Law. She is a college professor.

Her work in the public sector, includes holding positions as Senior District Attorney on Intellectual Property issues, Ninth Circuit District Attorney on Anti-corruption issues, and Municipal Ombudswoman.

Practice areas: Crimes Against Intellectual Property and Computer Security.