Columbia University School of Law, New York (LL.M., 1999. Designated as honor student. Scholarships from Fulbright-LASPAU and the Organization of American States). College of Insurance, New York. (Courses on Risk Management & Insurance, 1999). Practicing Law Institute, Nueva York. (Courses on Insurance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities, 1999-2000). University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. Law Degree and Notary Public, June 1994. Honor student and Honor graduation
Costa Rican Bar Association, 1994. Member of the International Insurance Society. Member of the Costa Rican Association of International Law (Treasurer 2008-2012, Vice-President 2012-2015). Founding member of the Association for the Study of the CAFTA Free Trade Agreement (Treasurer 2005-2006, President 2006-today). Member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (Membership Chair of the Costa Rican Chapter 2012-2104, President of the Costa Rican Chapter 2014-2015, Area Director for Central America and the Caribbean 2015-2017, Regional Director for Latin America 2017-2019). Director of the Costa Rica-Israel Forum (2009-today). Founding member of the Costa Rica-Israel Chamber of Commerce (Vice-President 2015-2016, President 2016- today). Founding member of the Costa Rican Interfaith Forum (2016-today)
COALICION COSTARRICENSE DE INICIATIVAS DE DESARROLLO (CINDE), San José, Costa Rica. Comptroller of the Board of Directors, 2015-2019. Director of the Board of Directors, 2018-2019. President of the Board of Directors (2019-today). PROMOTORA DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR (PROCOMER), San José, Costa Rica. Member of the Board of Directors, 2010-2014. Sfera Legal, San José, Costa Rica. Founding Partner, 2012-today. Private Property Registry, San José, Costa Rica, 2007-2008.Feinzaig, Scharf & van der Putten (FSV), San José, Costa Rica. Founding Partner, 2000-2012. Brown & Wood LLP, New York. Foreign Associate, 1999-2000. Facio & Cañas Law Firm, San José, Costa Rica. Associate Attorney, 1994-2000. Paralegal, 1989-1994. University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica. Professor of Civil Law (1997-1998, 2001-2002); Professor of Roman Law, (1995-1997).