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Juan Carlos Galindo Vácha

Registrar, National Civil Registry – Colombia

Juan Carlos Galindo Vácha has been the National Civil Registrar since December 7th, 2015. He was elected for the period 2015 – 2019 by the Presidents of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court of Justice and Council of State. He had previously been elected as National Civil Registrar during 2007.

He studied Law at the Javeriana University and has a Master in Law and Insurance Economics of the Faculty of Law at the Catholic University of Louvain, in Belgium.

He has been teaching Administrative Procedural Law in the Faculty of Judicial Sciences at the Javeriana University. In the same institution, he taught Theory of Administrative Act and Contentious Process in the Specialization of Urban Law and in the Master of Insurance Law.

He worked as a Magistrate Assistant in the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice. Additionally, he was Deputy Attorney before the fifth section of the same Court for electoral themes, from 2002 to 2006.

He has published several legal texts among which are “Administrative Procedural Law” and “Towards a new Electoral Law”.

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