Academic and Professional Distinctions

1990-present

1989-1990

 

1986-1988

 

1983-1986

 

1979-1980

1975-present

 

 

 

1975-1976

 

1981-1991

 

1978, 1986, 1988

Professional Experience:

1992-2002

 

1992-2008

 

1989-1992

 

 

 

1992

 

 

1989- 1991

 

1987-1989

 


 

1986-1989

 

 

 

1986-1990

 

 

1986-1989

 

 

1986-1988

 

1986 - 1988

 

1987-1989

 

 

1986-1989

1988

 

1988

 

1985-1986

 

1984-1986

 

1983-1986

1984-1986

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Banco Financiero

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Hospital San Cristóbal

 

Member of the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education (this was the Board of Trustees of the University of Puerto Rico and the regulatory body of private superior education)

 

Member of the Board of Directors of Puerto Rico Marine

Management, Inc.

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau

 

Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Puerto Rico Marine Shipping Authority (this was a governmental enterprise dedicated to maritime transportation)

 

Secretary of the Puerto Rico Financial Board (this board is the advisor to the Commissioner of Financial Institutions and regulates rates for all credit transactions)

 

Member of the Governing Board of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewerage Authority

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Administration of the Fund for Compensation of Patients

 

Member of the Board on Illegal Commercial Practices


Member of the Commission on Illegal Appropriation of Vehicles

 

Member of the Advisory Board to the Secretary of the Department of Drug Addiction Services

 

Chairman of the Governor’s Special Task Force on Job Training Opportunities

 

Chairman of the Governor’s Special Task Force on the Effects of the Drought

 

Vicepresident of the Civil Rights Commission of the Government of Puerto Rico

 

Chairman of the Puerto Rico Bar Association Review Board

 

Member of the Supreme Court’s Commission to Study the Bar Examination

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican Law Foundation

 

Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Legal Services

Additional Experiences:

1975 – present

During different periods, legal counsel to the Association of Mayors, 44 municipalities, the Governor, the Senate, the House of Representatives, thirty public departments and agencies, and the Popular Democratic Party, and a long list of private clients, including multi-national and local business in fields like telecommunications, energy land development, tourisms, retailers and wholesalers, professional associating banking and securities health, insurance, construction industry computers, and agriculture.

Professional Associations:

1989 -1993

 

1989 - present

 

1974 - present

1986 - 1988

1986 - 1988

 

 

1983 - present

 

2009 - present

Member of the Puerto Rican Academy on Jurisprudence and Legislation

 

Member of the “Asociación de Notarios”

 

Member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association and the American Bar Association

 

Member of the National Association of Consumers Affairs Administrators

 

Association of Food and Drug Officers

 

 

Member of the American Bar Association

 

Member of the American Bar Foundation.

Lectures and Speeches:

Professor Ortiz-Alvarez has lectured before many important private and public institutions, universities, and conventions in Puerto Rico, United States, Spain and Latin America. Also he has delivered important speeches before many public forums. A list may be provided upon request.

Intellectual Contributions:

Professor Ortiz-Alvarez has published articles for Puerto Rican Law journals and in some reports. He has had an outstanding participation in the litigation of important cases before Puerto Rico and US Courts. A list may be provide upon request.

Bar Admissions:
  • Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
     

  • Supreme Court of the United States
     

  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit US
     

  • Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit

Harvard University

 

Catholic University of Puerto Rico (Summa Cum Laude)

 

University of Puerto Rico (Magna Cum Laude)

Executive of the Year –Award granted by the Association of Sales and Marketing Executives

 

Outstanding Young Man of America (designated by the US Jaycees)

 

Ford Foundation Fellow

 

Highest mark in the Puerto Rico Bar Examination

 

Puerto Rico Bar Association Award as Best Law Student

 

Catholic University Award as Best Law Student

1996 & 1985

 

 

1981

 

 

1974-1975

 

1974

 

1974

 

1974

Private Practice (Ortiz-Alvarez Law Office located in Ponce and San Juan, Puerto Rico)

 

Partner to González, Bennazar & Colorado

 

Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Consumer Affairs

 

Dean of Catholic University School of Law

 

Member of the Commonwealth Elections Commission and Electoral Commissioner of the Popular Democratic Party

 

Professor of Law Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law, (teaching Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Administrative Law, Regulated Industries, Government and Public Policy, Legislation, Federal Jurisdiction, Remedies, Civil Rights, Legal Research, Law and Social Change)

 

Director of the Puerto Rican Law Review

 

Adjunt Professor at the Inter American University Law School

 

Lecturer at UPR School of Law

1975 LL.M.

 

1974 J.D.

1972 BA

Education:
Summary of Curriculum Vitae for
PEDRO E. ORTIZ ALVAREZ

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