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for the betterment of the competition.
The PRTAC is proud and extremely grateful to have an outstanding and respected group of members of the Bar advising us for the betterment of the competition:
Meet Our Honor Members
Hon. Juan R. Torruella
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Torruella began his career in private practice in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1959. In 1974, President Gerald Ford nominated Torruella to serve as a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. In this court Torruella served as chief judge from 1982 to 1984.
Hon. Liana Fiol Matta
Chief Justice, Puerto Rico Supreme Court
Fiol received her Law degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Magna Cum Laude, and later her Masters and Doctorate degree from Columbia University. She was a law professor in PR during the 1980s until she was appointed Judge of the Court of Appeals of PR by Governor Rafael Hernandez Colon.
Hon. Anabelle Rodríguez
Associate Justice, Puerto Rico Supreme Court
In 2001 was appointed Attorney General of Puerto Rico. In 2004, Sila Calderon appointed Rodriguez to the Supreme Court. She officially took office on August 19, 2004 becoming the third woman ever to serve in the Supreme Court of PR.
Hon. Aida M. Delgado-Colón
Chief Judge, U.S. District Court – District of Puerto Rico
She is only the second female on the bench in the District of PR, after pioneering District Judge and former Chief Judge Carmen Consuelo Vargas, who has served for nearly three decades. In 2011, she also became the second female Chief Judge in the District of PR, succeeding Judge José A. Fusté.
Hon. Francisco A. Besosa
Judge, U.S. District Court – District of Puerto Rico
After a long career as an attorney, including a stint as Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1983 to 1986, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the federal bench in 2006, to fill the vacancy on the US District Court for the District of PR created by Juan M. Pérez taking on senior status as a Senior District Court Judge.
Hon. Enrique S. Lamoutte
Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court – District of Puerto Rico
Is a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of PR in San Juan, appointed in 1986. He is currently the chief judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. Previously served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Hernan G. Pesquera, clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of PR and chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Hon. David Delgado
Illinois State Judge (Cook County)
David Delgado graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and was admitted to practice in 1977. Judge Delgado was elected to the bench in 1992 and was retained in 1998. He presently serves in the Domestic Relations Division.
Roberto A. Camara-Fuertes
President, Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter
He is a Shareholder in the Litigation Division of Fiddler, Gonzalez & Rodriguez P.S.C., and co-chairs the Firm’s Product Liability and Aviation Practice Group. Mr. Camara is a Yale University (BA) and University of Puerto Rico School of Law graduate, and co-author of the Puerto Rico chapter for the Defense Research Institute’s (“DRI”) comprehensive, multi-state publication “Products Liability Defenses”. Furthermore, he is the author of “Letting the Monster out of the Closet: An Analysis of Internet Indecency Regulation”.