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About Jorge L. Esquirol

Before joining the FIU College of Law, Professor Esquirol was a professor of law at the Northeastern University School of Law from 1997-2002 and Director of Academic Affairs at the Harvard Law School Graduate Program from 1992-1997. He has been a resident scholar at the Université de Paris X (Nanterre), France, a visiting professor at the University of Miami School of Law, and a visiting researcher at the Constitutional Court of Colombia. As Director of Academic Affairs, he had administrative responsibility for the Harvard Law Graduate Programs; taught LL.M. students; administered the International Legal Studies Program and related conferences, lectures and workshops; and planned several international law conferences. Professor Esquirol earned his B.A. in Finance summa cum laude from Georgetown University. After earning his J.D. degree at Harvard, he clerked on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and was an associate attorney at the Wall Street firm of Shearman and Sterling. He has a doctoral degree in law (S.J.D.) from Harvard Law School, focusing on Latin American legal systems. Professor Esquirol is fluent in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. He teaches international law, comparative law, and commercial law at FIU.

Positions

2002 Present Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
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20152016 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Trento
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August 2011December 2011 Visiting Professor of Law, University of Denver ‐ Strum College of Law
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January 2008May 2008 Visiting Professor of International Studies, Brown University ‐ Watson Institute for International Studies
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January 2002May 2002 Visiting Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law
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20002002 Associate Professor, Northeastern University School of Law
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19972000 Assistant Professor, Northeastern University School of Law
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19921997 Director of Academic Affairs for Graduate Program, Harvard Law School
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Curriculum Vitae




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Courses

  • Comparative Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Latin American & Caribbean Law

Education

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2001 S.J.D., Harvard University
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1989 J.D., Harvard University
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1986 B.S.B.A., Georgetown University
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Contact Information

Florida International University
College of Law
11200 SW 8th St., RDB 2064
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-8343

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Book Chapter (10)

Books (2)