He is Lawyer and Notary, and graduated in Judicial and Social Sciences by the University of San Carlos of Guatemala.
During his professional career he has been characterized by a clear calling for public service, which includes his work as: Magistrate and Alternate in the Electoral Tribunal from 1989 to 1996; Magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice from 1999 to 2004; President of the Supreme Court of Justice and of the Judicial Career Council from 2000 to 2001; and Presidential Commissioner for Transparency and Against Corruption from 2004 to 2008.
He has also been an active civic leader in the justice sector, having been Vice President of the Bar Association; President of the Center for the Defense of the Constitution (CEDECON, 1999); Central Authority of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (OAS, 2004-2008); and member of several nominating committees for judges of the Supreme Court of Justice and Appeals.
He has been in charge of the professorship of Constitutional Law in the Faculty of Judicial Sciences at Rafael Landívar University.
He has received multiple commendations and awards throughout his career.