Jairo Parra Quijano

Lawyer from the Universidad Libre and former Chancellor of that same institution. President emeritus of the Colombian Institute of Procedural Law, member of the Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence, of the Pan-American Institute of Procedural Law, amongst others. Doctor honoris causa from the Corporación Universitaria Mayor del Desarrollo and the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Barranquilla, and recipient of the Simón Bolívar Academic Order, granted by the latter. Doctor honoris causa from the Salamanca University in Spain. University professor, member of the writing and review commissions of the Colombian General Procedural Code and litigating attorney.