STAFF

Jaime Arellano Quintana
Executive Director

Jaime Arellano is an attorney who holds an undergraduate degree in the legal sciences from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, a master’s degree in public administration and public policy from the American University School of Public Affairs and a master’s degree in laws (LL.M.) in litigation and non-adversarial methods from Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. He was appointed JSCA’s Executive Director in 2014.

He served as Vice Minister of Justice of Chile during the presidency of Ricardo Lagos (2000-2006). During that period, he participated in legislative reform initiatives and the implementation of the oral adversarial criminal justice system. He also worked on the organization and infrastructure of the country’s prison system and on the approval of the Civil Marriage Law and introduction of the Civil Justice Reform Forum.

He was a prosecutor for Chile’s Economic Development Agency (CORFO) from 2006 to 2010. He joined the law firm of Jara & Marín as a senior partner in Chile in May 2010. He also served as an international consultant with the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB).

He has taught at Universidad de Santiago and the Chilean Judicial Academy, and currently teaches in the Oral Criminal Litigation Certificate Program offered by JSCA in collaboration with the American University Washington College of Law (AU-WCL) and Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Arellano is also a member of the faculty for the Inter-American Training Program for Civil Justice Reform; Training Program for Criminal Judges; and Criminal Litigation Skills and Training in Reform Programs in Central America, Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay through JSCA.

Area Directors

JSCA’s teams are led by professionals with a great deal of experience in the justice sector.

Marco Fandiño Castro

Director of Research and Projects

María José Lazo Saavedra

Director of Administration and Finance

Leonel González Postigo

JSCA Training Director

Staff

Leandra Medina Fuentes

Communications and Public
Relations Coordinator

Sandra Araneda Jofré

Events Coordinator and
Computer Consultant

Claudio Soto Coronado

Communications
Consultant

Associate Researchers

Gonzalo Fibla Cerda

Laura Cora Bogani

Matías Sucunza

Alejandra Gómez Bocardo

Ananías Reyes Vidal

Cristina García Lucero

María José del Solar Cortés

Javiera Portuguez Torrealba

Pablo Cantillana Guerrero

Administration and Finance

Marcela Merino Ramos

Accountant-auditor

Daniela Vilches Silva

Accountant

Guillermo Morales

Administrative Assistant

Learn about our Organizational Structure

CONSULTORES/AS

Alberto Binder  

Mauricio Duce Julio

Elvyn Díaz 

Ramón García Odgers

Leticia Lorenzo 

Norbert Lösing 

Inés Marensi 

Adrián Jaime Medrano Cruz

Leonardo Moreno Holman 

Silvina Ramírez 

Erick Ríos 

José Alberto Revilla González

Gonzalo Rua 

Lilian San Martín 

Francisco Verbic 

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PASANTES

2014
Francisca María Rebolledo Lascar, Chile
Gianella Pantanalli Wandersleben, Chile
Alberto Rodríguez Bosshard, Chile
Bárbara Andrea Cortés Cabrera, Chile
Gabriela Paz Sanzana Pavez, Chile
Francisca Lobos, Chile
Analía Benítez Ullo, Argentina
Estefanía Parra, Colombia
Ashlin Mosby, Estados Unidos
Tamara Peñalver, Argentina
Mary Brooks, Estados Unidos
Cinthia Barboza Rojas, Perú
Tássia Sodré, Brasil
Francisca Cisternas, Chile

2015
Tania Mohr, Chile
Carlos Brito Nava, México
Claudio Fredes, Chile
Francisca Vallejo, Chile
Jorge Orrego, Chile
Constanza Aliste, Chile
Rucsandra Moisa, Rumania
Fábio Presot, Brasil
Juan Zulic Del Canto, Chile
Morayma Arieta Román, México
Rufael Tsegay, Australia
María Soledad Mortera de Iruarrizaga, Chile

2016
Thomas Holt, Estados Unidos
Chandler Carney, Estados Unidos
Romina Villarroel, Chile
Jaime Viveros, Chile
Javiera Campos, Chile
Alfredo Fernández, Chile
Julio Ramírez, Chile
David Rogers, Chile
José Francisco Rodríguez, Chile
Christian Garrido, Chile
Verónica Retamal, Chile
Carmen Garrido, España
Bárbara Soto, Chile
Camilo del Fierro, Chile
Benjamín Sepúlveda, Chile
Paloma Silva, Chile

2017
Ananías Reyes, Chile
Chloé Fauchon, Francia
Ignacio Fuentes Miranda, Chile
Katherine Zúñiga González, Chile
Paloma Tapia Jara, Chile
Katherine Llanos Soto, Chile
Tamara Sandoval Bravo, Chile
María Ignacia Rojas, Chile
Geraldine Ugueto, Venezuela
Beatriz Romero, Chile
Tomás Sánchez, Chile
Irina López, Venezuela
Dunia Balza, Venezuela
Viviana Arias, Chile
Bárbara Quezada, Chile

2018
Patricia Gutiérrez, Argentina
María Eugenia Paz, Chile

2019
Natalia Acevedo Castillo, Chile
María José Del Solar Cortés, Chile
Florencia Paz Escobar Manriquez, Chile
Marianne Rengifo González, Venezuela
Emerson Eduardo Valenzuela Lagos, Chile
Elsy Tatiana Orantes, El Salvador

2020  
María Laura Alesso, Argentina
Francisca Hernández Mardones, Chile
Sofía Millán Rivera, Chile
Javiera Portuguez Torrealba, Chile
Soledad Matus Ponce, Chile
Arlette Riquelme, Chile
Belén Arcucci, Chile
Ana Laura Migliavacca de Almeida, Brasil

2021 
Eleonora Jotz, Brasil
Javiera Ayala, Chile
Erika Rojas, Colombia
Maira Astudillo Hurtado, Chile
Lucia Chibán Zamar, Argentina
Irene Graiño, España
Dalál Habboob, España
Renato Leon, Perú
Marina Escobar, España

Información Institucional

Informe de Gestión
Centro de Estudios de Justicia de las Américas
2014-2021

Director responsable:
Jaime Arellano Quintana

Redacción y edición:
Leandra Medina
Claudio Soto
Aira Maya
Erika Rojas

Diseño y diagramación:
Marco González
Juan Núñez
Sandra Araneda

Imágenes:
Banco fotográfico institucional

Fotografías:
Esteban Rosales

Registro de propiedad intelectual:
2021-A-9892
ISBN:
978-956-8491-87-1

Esta Memoria de Gestión se encuentra disponible en: www.cejamericas.org y todas sus redes sociales.

Management
Report

2014-2021