Mr. Chavez Alor coordinates the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights in the Americas and other legal policy initiatives in Latin America on anti-corruption efforts and to support judicial independence. Before joining the Vance Center, Jaime worked in the three branches of the Mexican federal government. He served as head of the Unit of Ethics and Prevention of Conflict of Interest in the Secretariat of Public Administration, and previously as head of the Unit of International Affairs and Attaches. He worked before as senior advisor to a Mexican senator and junior advisor to the Chief Justice of the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice. He has also worked as a normative analysis and institutional design expert. Jaime received his law degree from Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City and an LLM from Columbia Law School, where he received the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Recognition of Achievement. Additionally, he has studies in public policy, human rights and compared criminal law. In 2014 he was selected to participate in the Professional Fellows Program of the U.S Department of State, and in 2016 in the Mexico – United Kingdom Initiative on Future Leaders.

Jaime Chávez Alor will participate in the World Justice Forum working session Judges as Peacebuilders: Judicial Networks as Vectors of Judges’ Independence