Luis Maria Palma

Vice President - Central & South AmericaLuis Maria Palma

  • National Director of Judicial Modernization, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina
  • Director, International Institute for Justice Excellence (IIJE), The Hague, The Netherlands
  • President, E-Justicia Latinoamérica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Director, Center of Studies for the Judiciary, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Editor, International Journal for Court Administration (IJCA)
  • PhD in Political Science, “Summa Cum Laude” (UB)
  • PhD in Sociology, “Summa Cum Laude” (UB)
  • Doctorate in Private International Law, Notarial Argentine University (UNA)
  • Post PhD in Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica Do Paraná (PUCPR), Curitiba, Brazil
  • “Outstanding personality in the field of legal sciences”, State Legislature of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • International Consultant of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Senior Consultant of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
  • International Consultant of EUROsociAL Justicia Program, European Commission (EU)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Florida, Frederic G. Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
  • Visiting Professor, Université Paris Dauphine, Paris, France.
  • Visiting Professor, University of El Salvador, San Salvador, Republic of El Salvador
  • Visiting Professor, State University of Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Professor of “Institutional and Quality Evaluation”, National Judicial College, Council of Judgeship of the National Judicial Power
  • Professor, "Management and Judicial Administration", Intensive Courses for the Doctorate in Law (UBA)
  • Professor of “Judicial Management and Court Administration”, Grad Career - Specialization on Justice Administration – University of Buenos Aires (UBA)-
  • Professor of “Court Management, Justice and Society”, Master on Magistracy – University of Buenos Aires (UBA)
  • Professor of “Management Ability of the Judge”, Master´s in Law and Judgeship, Austral University (UA)
  • Honorary Member of the International Academy of Trial Judges (IATJ)
  • Former Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, (UB), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Former General Coordinator of the National Judicial Management Commission, Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina
  • Former Coordinator, Judicial Reform Program, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina
  • Former Coordinator, “Houses of Justice” Program, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina and Chief of Staff´s Office, developed with funding of the World Bank
  • Former Secretary, Argentine Dialog Permanent Board of Justice, National Government of Argentina, Argentine Catholic Church, United Nations Development Program (UNDP)