Monday, October 18, 2021

Jorge G. Santistevan















Birthplace: México D.F.

Admitted to practice: México and Illinois U.S.A.

Education: Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law (Juris Doctor); University of Illinois (Master of Comparative Law); Escuela Libre de Derecho (Bachelor of Laws); and Colegio Vista Hermosa, Mexico City (Bachelor of Social Sciences).

Languages: Spanish and English.

Academic Activities: Visiting Professor, University of Houston, Law School, Summer Program; Fulbright Scholar, University of San Diego, Law School, lecturing and researching on International Business Transactions; and Lecturer, The Mexican Legal System, Universidad La Salle, Mexico.

Publications Author: "México: Basic Legal Aspects of Doing International Business Under the North American Free Trade Agreement"; "A Mexican Prospective on Free Trade with the United States", International Business Transactions, West Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minn.; "Probate Procedures and Non-Citizen Property Rights in México"; "Guidelines on Environmental Matters Under Mexican Law"; "Guidelines Applicable to Hazardous Residues Under Mexican Environmental Law"; "Developing Subsidiaries to Supply Maquiladora Needs of Goods and Services"; "Exchange Controls on Maquiladoras"; y "Unconstitutional Tax Laws because of Inequitable and Non-Proportionate".

Publications (Co-Author): "Foreign Investment in Mexico" (Spain, European Bridge to Latin America); and "NAFTA Considerations" and "The United States-Mexico Tax Treaty Reducing Double Taxation", both in American Chamber of Commerce, The Guide to Mexico for Business, 4th Edition. International Practice Experience: Member, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, Ill., 1980-1983.

Member: Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Barra Mexicana de Abogados, Cámara de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, Asociación Nacional de Abogados Corporativos, Cámara de Comercio de Canada, y Rotario Internacional.