Costa Rica


Present and Future from ADR in Costa Rica: 
National and International Arbitration

Presented by the University of Costa Rica and the University of St. Thomas School of Law

March 27, 2014
UCR School of Law
9-12:30 p.m.

9 a.m. 
Presentation: Alfredo Chirino, Dean Faculty of Law - Andrea Acosta , Director Continuing Education Program (PEC-UCR) / Robert Vischer, Dean Faculty of Law - Mariana Hernández- Crespo, Director UST International ADR Research Network (UST)

9:20-9:40 a.m. 
Other Methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution: PhD. Inmaculada Rodríguez Roblero (UCR and Regional Academic Coordinator UST International ADR Research Network)

9:40-10 a.m.
The Practice of Mediation in Costa Rica. Laura Carmiol Torres (Ministry from Justice)

10-10:20 a.m.
The Arbitration Law of Costa Rica: PhD. Diego Carrillo Baudrit (UCR)

10:30-11 a.m. Coffee break

11-11:20 a.m. 
The Arbitration practice in Costa Rica : Mr. Alberto Fernández López

11:20-11:40 a.m.
The Costa Rican Law on International Commercial Arbitration: Juan José Obando (UCR)

11:40 a.m. to noon
How the Supreme Court of Justice sees International Arbitration: PhD. Anabelle León Feoli (Supreme Court of Justice)

Closure: The Future of ADR and trends: Mariana Hernández- Crespo (UST)