HUMBERTO BRICEÑO LEON
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
LL.M. in International Law, July 2021
Institute of Political Studies Paris-France, Paris, France
Diplome D’Etudes Approfondies (equivalent Master), 1979
Honors: Scholarship awarded by the French Government
Andrés Bello Catholic University Law School, Caracas, Venezuela
Attorney (equivalent Juris Doctor Degree), 1977
Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Major in Political and Administrative Studies, 1978
Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR
Visiting Scholar, 2015, and 2018-2021
Served as a researcher. Invited as assistant law professor to the International Human Rights Protection lectures.
Central University of Venezuela, Law and Political Science Faculty, Caracas, Venezuela
Doctoral Program in Political Science and Law, Professor in Political, and Constitutional Changes, 2017
University of Oxford, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, England
Visiting Scholar, 2006 –2007
Served as a researcher in Socio Legal Studies in Latin America.
Nova Southeastern University Law Center, Davie, FL
Law Professor for Introduction to International Business, 2000
Duke Law School, Durham NC
Adjunct Professor, Comparative Administrative Law, 1992 – 1993
Yale Law School, New Haven CT
Visiting Scholar, Honor: Fulbright scholarship, 1990
Served as a researcher in comparative constitutional and administrative law.
Venezuelan Academies Institutions and journals:
Researcher at the Public Law Institute, Professor of State and Constitutional Theory, Constitutional and Administrative Law: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad de Los Andes-Mérida, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Católica del Táchira, Escuela de Formación de Oficiales de las Fuerzas Armadas de Cooperación, and Universidad Monteávila, 1982-2017; Revista de Estudios Politicos, Numeros 0 y 1, Editorial Jurídica Venezolana, editorial board, 1980-1981; Revista de Derecho Público, Editorial Jurídica Venezolana, advisory committee, 1991-2021; Revista de Derecho Administrativo, Editorial Sherwood, editorial board, 1997-1999.
International Development Group Advisory Services, IDG, United States.
International Consultant in International Arbitration, Aug-Dec 2020
Provided consultancy services in international arbitration law, and strategic legal planning for the Venezuelan Special Attorney General Office (interim government).
B.S.A, Caracas, Venezuela
Responsible for the Administrative and Constitutional Litigation and Latin America legal issues.
B.D.O. Legal, Caracas, Venezuela
Partner, 2008 – 2011
Ruden, Mcclosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, Caracas, Venezuela; Miami, Florida
Venezuelan Partner, 2003–2005
International legal consultant in regulatory and international business, Latin America.
Counsel - Miami office
International legal consultant in regulatory and international business, Latin America
Baker & McKenzie, Caracas, Venezuela.
International Partner, 1993 - 2002
Responsible for the Administrative and Constitutional Litigation Department.
Of Counsel - Miami office
International Business Transaction, Latin America.
First National Court of Administrative Judicial Review, Caracas, Venezuela
Supreme Court of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Assistant attorney, Political and Administrative Chamber, 1986-1988
Strategic Coordinator: Dr. Rafael Salvatierra -Venezuelan presidential electoral campaign, Caracas, Venezuela
Provided consultancy and strategic campaign planning, 1986
Presidency of Republic of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Served in the Public Administration Committee, Executive Secretary, and General Director of the National Central Planning Office, 1985-1986
Rodríguez, Torres & Fermín Abogados, Caracas, Venezuela
Partner, 1982 – 1985
General Law practices.
Baumeister, Domínguez & Brewer, Caracas, Venezuela
Associate, 1981 – 1982
Provided legal advice in matters regarding constitutional and administrative law, litigation.
INTERESTS & SKILLS
Languages: Spanish (native); English and French.
Computer: Word, PowerPoint, and Windows; Legal Databases: LexisNexis; Westlaw
Interests: Legal-political analysis related to Latin America countries, legal and political strategies in international affairs, international arbitration connected to Latin American cases, constitutional issues linked to Latin American countries, interdisciplinary professionals’ teams, teach and lecture in political and constitutional law concerning to Latin American countries, human rights international protection, Inter American Human Rights Law system.
United States permanent resident.