Andrea Lema

Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Chile.
Master of Laws, New York University
Post-graduate course “Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Update in times of Covid-19”, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Andrea has focused her professional career in litigation in criminal matters, acting before  criminal trial courts and before Santiago Court of Appeals. Her professional practice includes representing clients in complex litigation both as victims and as defendants.

Lawyer, University of Chile (2014), graduated with the highest honors.

Master of Laws, New York University (2019-2020), Arthur T. Vanderbilt scholarship recipient.

Post-gradute diploma in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Universidad Alberto Hurtado (currently attending, 2020).

Post-graduate course “Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Update in times of Covid-19”, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2020)

Associate lawyer at Harasic & López / López, Escobar, del Río (2013-2017)

Public defender at Public Defender’s Office (2017-2019).

Ad-honorem academic secretary of the Comission convened by Chilean Ministry of Justice to propose modifications to the current Criminal Procedure Code adequating it to the proposal of new Criminal Code.

Ad honorem academic (Instructor) at Procedural Law Department, University of Chile Law School.

Teaching assistant of the Litigation in Criminal Procedure course, University of Chile Law School (2016 until now)

Teaching assistant of the Criminal Procedure course, University of Chile Law School (2015 until now)

Teaching assistant of the Civil Procedure course, University of Chile Law School (2011-2016)