LIGIA MARÍA RALDA ORTIZ

2503 3777

Guatemala

Professional Background

Ligia Ralda, started her specialization in Criminal Procedural Law since 2016, working with distinguished criminal lawyers in Guatemala. In 2019, she joined as an external lawyer in different insurances, providing legal advice in traffic accidents, as well as strategic litigation.
She works in a Non-Governmental Organization handling cases of kids and adolescents’ victims of sexual violence, human trafficking and unaccompanied migrant children, being the legal representative of the organization in the criminal area as a litigator in all the departments of the Republic of Guatemala, acquiring more experience in criminal litigation, from less serious crimes to crimes of greater risk.
She has experience in the field of children and adolescents with processes of protection measures and international abduction of kids, committed to the fight for justice and human rights.
Her experience in dignified, integral and transformative reparation has promoted that crime victims can somehow recover their life project truncated by the commission of crimes.
She keeps herself constantly updated on the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Justice, which gives her a plus when making decisions with a better foundation to prepare arguments for the defense.
Since 2017, Ligia is part of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of the Regional University of Guatemala teaching staff, providing Criminal Law (General Part), Criminal Law (Special Part), Criminal Procedural Law courses, being a thesis and technical advisor, as well as part of the examining boards of Professional Technical Exams.

Education

2021-2022

Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala (graduation pending)

Master in criminal Procedural Law

2010-2016

Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala 

Bachelor’s degree in legal and social sciences

Languages

Spanish: Native
English: Advanced

 News

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