Education: Universidad de Costa Rica, Licentiate of Laws (J.D. equivalent) (1975).
Professional experience: Founding partner of the Law Firm Carazo, Montero & Fernández; University Professor of Civil Law Obligations for 35 years, Lessons taught at the Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela Libre de Derecho; Universidad de La Salle, Universidad Internacional de las Americas, Academic Director at the Escuela Libre de Derecho, for 14 years (1980-1994); Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica (1990); Director of several Graduation Theses, among them: El Remate como Compraventa, The Contract of Purchase in Pact of Retrocompra, The Moral Damage in Family Relations; Registry Fraud; Professor of courses for lawyers in the Bar Association: Non-compliance with Contracts and Reparation Consequences, Moral Damage, Psychological Damage and other Damages to the Person, Simulation of Contracts and Action to Challenge them, National Arbitration for Litigators, Registration Fraud and Third Parties Good faith; Speaker at the XIX Congress of the Bar Association, Law of Damages (2011); Speaker at the Symposium on Registration Fraud, Bar Association (2013); Speaker at the Civil Liability Conference. University of Costa Rica (2013); Speaker at the Symposium “Ethics in Arbitration” (2014); Speaker at the Congress on the New Code of Civil Procedure (2016).
Arbitration experience: Arbitrator of the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica; Arbitrator of the International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration of the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce of North America (CICA).
Languages: Spanish and English.
Memberships: Costa Rican Bar Association (1975); Commission of Civil and Commercial Law of the Costa Rican Bar Association; Association Henri Capitant Friends of the French Legal Culture, Costa Rican Chapter; Spanish Arbitration Club, Costa Rican Chapter.
Publications: Obligations; Moral Damage; Questions and Answers Regarding Obligations; Compendium of Case Law in Obligations and Contracts; Analytical Index of the Civil Procedure Code. Author of several articles on Civil Law in Legal Journals.