Joel R. Medina

Joel R. Medina


Icaza, Gonzalez-Ruiz & Aleman

Aquilino de la Guardia Street No. 8
IGRA Building
Panama City 74951

Phone +507 2056000
Fax +507 2694891
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Website Joel R. Medina - Partner, Panama City, Panama

Lawyer's Profile

Born in the Republic of Panama, February 22nd, 1950.

Bar Admission

Admitted to the Panama Bar in 1973.


Member of the Panamanian Association of Maritime Law, the Panamanian Association of Industrial Property, the Interamerican Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI) and International Bar Association.

Languages Spanish, English and Italian.

Lawyer's Areas of Practice


Professional Experience

Vice-President of the Maritime Law Association of Panama (1985 and 1990) and President during the 1986, 1987 and 1988 terms. Professor of Maritime Law, Nautical School of ridding Panama; Alternate Judge of the Maritime Tribunal; Member of the Tripartite Commission of Maritime Work and Vice President of the Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law.


Thesis: "The Exception of Default in Contracts", (publication recommended by the grading jury).
Publications: “Compilation of Merchant Marine Laws Regulation” (1984).


Studied law at the University of Panama (Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences, 1973).