Defending attorneys before the Puerto Rico Supreme Court in ethics complaints.
Defense litigation in personal injury cases at the Puerto Rico State Courts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
We handle a wide variety of family law issues from divorce, marriage annulment, and legal separation to child custody, child support and visitation rights.
Counseling, mediation and litigation in civil rights cases at the Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. (E.g., sexual harassment, sex discrimination, political discrimination, American with Disabilities Act, among other Federal and State statutes). We also represent clients before the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and in state and federal court against any labor related claim.
Intellectual Property and Entertainment
Our Firm advise musicians, cinematographers, songwriters and visual artists in matters related to intellectual property and entertainment law.
Drafting writs before the Puerto Rico Appeals Court, the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Our Firm provides legal counseling on issues related to medical malpractice, either in pre-litigation and litigation stages. Our pre-litigation services prevent potential cases, including, not limited to, full interaction between the possible plaintiff and the defendants.
Continuing Legal Education
Among the Continuing Legal Education seminars approved by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, are:
“The Summary Judgment at the Federal Forum, the best intent to dismiss a case”, (P.R. Supreme Court No. LITI-2007-210).
“Federal Civil Rights Act In Puerto Rico, General Pre Trial Theory and Practice”. (P.R. Supreme Court No. LITI-2010-419).
“Aspectos Prácticos en Quejas y Querellas Éticas ante el Tribunal Supremo de P.R., (P.R. Supreme Court No. ETI-2007-49).
“ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct y los Cánones de ética Profesional en el Siglo XXI” (P.R. Supreme Court No. ETI-2014-420).
“El Dilema de los Honrarios de Abogados”, (P.R. Supreme Court No. ETI-2012-271).
“La Litigación en los Medios ante los Cánones de ética Profesional” (P.R. Supreme Court No. ETI-2012-260).
“Conflictos de Intereses, ética y Civilidad en la Litigación” (P.R. Supreme Court No. ETI-2012-206).
“Jurisdicción Federal: The Basics”, (P.R. Supreme Court No. LITI-2011-447).
“Efectos del Informe del Departamento de Justicia Federal ante la Litigación de Derechos Civiles en Puerto Rico”, (P.R. Supreme Court No. CONST-2008-29).
Government & Legislative Affairs
The Firm provides government relations service, also known as "lobbying" with members of the government, monitoring, researching and analyzing legislation or regulatory proposals by attending legislative hearings; educating government officials and corporate officers on relevant issues; with interventions in public opinion through the media and other information sources.
In addition to legal counseling, the Firm also provides business advice. Our practice includes mergers and acquisitions, trademarks, tax law, contracts, bankruptcy, employment, securities, and real estate.
“P.R.O.M.E.S.A’s stay in civil rights cases: in praxis view of violations to puerto ricans’ constitutional fundamental rights.” Revista Jurídica Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico LII, no. 2 (2017-2018): 411-424 Haga click para leer
“Federal Jurisdiction v. Abstention, Who Prevails?”, XLIII NÚM. 2 REV. JUR. U.I.P.R. 279 INTER-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF LAW (September 2009).
“Federal Civil Rights In Puerto Rico, General Pre Trial Theory And Praxis In The New Century”, XLIV NÚM. 2 REV. JUR. U.I.P.R. 197 INTER-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF LAW (September 2010).
“How To Defend A Prosecutor At The Federal Forum In A Civil Rights Complaint?”, LEY Y FORO, COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS DE PUERTO RICO (August 2008).
“El Contrato de Transacción en los Pleitos de Clase”, XXXVII NÚM. I REV. JUR. U.I.P.R. 165 (2002).