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Michelle Lichtenberger


CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Calle 75 No.​ 3-53
Languages English, French, German, Spanish

Michelle is Associate for the Firm in the Dispute Resolution, Commercial and Insolvency, Restructuring & Liquidation practices. Since she joined the Firm, she has advised national and foreign clients on matters related to financial regulation and conflict resolution in civil, commercial and administrative law.

Professional Experience

  • 2018-present – Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2017-2018 – Intern, Abogados Victor Mosquera Marín Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
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  • Colombian International Law Yearbook: international activities 2015 of: world trade organization, International centre for Settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) Hague Conference on Private Internacional Law (HCCH) and United Nations Conference on trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Comments to the draft General Comment no. 36, of the Human Rights Committee, on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, concerning the right to life
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  • 2020 – Diploma "General Code of Process with emphasis on the development of human potential to face audiences", Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia
  • 2019 – Lawyer, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá Colombia
  • 2017 – International Protection of Human Rights, Legal German Courses, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Munich, Germany 
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Law 2213 of 2022 the use of tech­no­lo­gies and com­mu­nic­a­tions in ju­di­cial...
The be­gin­ning of the Pan­dem­ic in Colom­bia im­plied mul­tiple changes that af­fected all sec­tors of so­ci­ety. De­cree 806 of 2020 was is­sued with the pre­cise goal to im­ple­ment changes in pro­ced­ur­al law and...
The en­force­ment of ar­bit­ral awards in Colom­bia in in­vest­ment mat­ters
For­eign in­vest­ment is one of the main en­gines of the eco­nomy of de­vel­op­ing na­tions and one of the most at­tract­ive scen­ari­os for mul­tina­tion­al com­pan­ies when ex­pand­ing their activ­it­ies and cap­it­al to oth­er...
The ex­cep­tion­al ap­plic­ab­il­ity of the con­sti­tu­tion­al ac­tions in cor­por­ate...
Com­pet­ence of ar­bit­rat­ors in the ob­jec­tion of cor­por­ate bod­ies de­cisions.
Dis­putes that arise in dif­fer­ent types of com­pan­ies re­gard­ing the ef­fect­ive­ness, nullity or un­en­force­ab­il­ity of the de­cisions taken in share­hold­ers meet­ings or boards of dir­ect­ors should be re­solved in...
One year of im­ple­ment­a­tion of the “Di­git­al Justice”
In ac­cord­ance with our pro­ced­ur­al statue (Gen­er­al Pro­ced­ur­al Code), most of the pro­ceed­ing stages from the present­a­tion of the claim un­til the in­struc­tion and judg­ment­al hear­ing were de­veloped on site...
How is the civil justice work­ing in Colom­bia?
All sec­tors and in­dus­tries have faced changes and chal­lenges due to the health emer­gency caused by COV­ID-19.  Prob­ably one of the most af­fected sec­tors is the ad­min­is­tra­tion of justice.A re­cur­ring con­cern...
New re­leases of the dur­a­tion term in the civil pro­ceed­ings in Colom­bia
The Art­icle 121 of the Colom­bi­an Gen­er­al Pro­ced­ure Code es­tab­lishes that it can­not pass more than one (1) year to give a judg­ment in a first or only in­stance tri­al, count­ing this term from the claim ad­mis­sion...