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Leopoldo Zeissig

He joined the firm in 2020. He has extensive experience investigating and litigating criminal cases...

Experience

Leopoldo has extensive experience in the investigation and litigation of criminal and human rights cases, obtained through his work in the most important civil society organizations in the country and International Cooperation Organizations such as UNDP, AID (PAVI Project) and Latin American Development Corporation (CDL, Quito Ecuador), General Prosecutor’s Office (MP), Human Rights Ombudsman (PDH), Presidential Human Rights Commission (Copredeh), Attorney-General’s Office (PGN), and International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Cicig).

 

Education

Attorney at Law and Notary Public graduated from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala Law School, 1996.

Master’s degree in Constitutional Law, October 2004. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador.

Multidisciplinary Diploma, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, March 23, 2010.

Diploma in Strategic Litigation in criminal cases, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, March 23, 2011.

Advanced Program in Corporate Compliance, April to August 2019. Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain.

Specialized course on intelligence and counterintelligence, Fundación San Marcos and Consultora Goberna Analytics, Lima Peru, July 2020.

Master in Criminal Policy, October 2020 to June 2022; University of Salamanca, Spain; (In the process of preparing the final thesis work).

 

 

Publications and Contributions

  • Degree thesis 1996. Dejudicialization measures in the Guatemalan criminal process
  • Master plan for adjustment to the criminal justice system of Ecuador, 2003.
  • Comprehensive care model, Colectivo Artesana, 2011.
  • Tool for monitoring the problems faced by women deprived of liberty in Guatemala. Credits for participating in the preparation of the document in 2012.
  • Monitoring Report on the problems faced by women deprived of liberty and their daughters and sons in Guatemala, according to the Bangkok rules. Credits for participating in the preparation of the document for having participated in the research in 2012.
  • Monitoring of the situation of the daughters and sons of women deprived of liberty in Guatemala. Credits for participating in the preparation of the research document in 2012.
  • Teacher's guide, training plan for prosecutors for crimes against life, 2012.

Memberships

Guatemalan Bar Association

Practice Areas

Criminal Litigation

Gabriel Cabrera

He joined the Firm in 2017. He is a current member of the Tax and Customs, Arbitration and Fraud and Insolvency Practice Groups.

Ana Lucía Chávez

She joined the Firm in 2020. His practice focuses on corporate transactions, restructurings, …

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