Abraham Balzer

Senior Counsel, Costa Rica
abraham.balzer@ariaslaw.com

Experience

  • Abraham focuses his professional practice in counseling national and international clients in the resolution of disputes in judicial and arbitral procedures. He has mainly developed his practice in issues related to civil liability, consumer rights and especially class actions.
  • Abraham leads to arbitral and judicial procedures. Also, he is active in the academic field, as a professor of Civil Procedural Law at the University of Costa Rica (the most important Law School in the country), and represents the firm in different trade associations.

Career


  • Law Degree from Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR).
  • Masters in Procedural Law from Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
  • PHD Candidate en Derecho Procesal from Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
Recognitions

  • Listed in Chambers Latin America.

Memberships


  • Costa Rican Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications


  • “Litigation & Dispute Resolution: Costa Rica Chapter”. Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Londres, 2012. (Co-author).
  • “Nuevas perspectivas en torno a la prueba testimonial y de declaración de parte”. Magazine of Procedural Law Justice. Year 2011, number 1-2. Barcelona, ​​2011.
  • “Intereses difusos y colectivos en Costa Rica”. La Nación newspaper published on August 30, 2011.
  • “La relevancia social de los procesos colectivos”. Direito e Justiça Magazine: Socio-legal Reflections. Year X-No. 15. November 2010. Brazil, 2010.

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