Yasmín Esquivel-Mossa

Justice Esquivel is a lawyer graduated at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with a master’s degree in Administration of Educational Institutions, and a PhD in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and the Anáhuac University. Additionally, she has a diploma on Government and Public Administration, by the National Institute of Public Administration, and is a specialist in Administrative Law, Tax Law, and Mexican Financial System from the Pan-American University.

Justice Esquivel has over 35 years of experience in the public sector, working at the three branches of government. During the last 21 years, she has served in the jurisdictional field.

On February 2019 she was nominated to the Supreme Court by the President of Mexico and confirmed by the Senate. She took the oath of office in March 12, 2019, becoming the 12th woman Justice in the history of the Mexican Supreme Court.

This year, she was appointed as President of the Second Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court, for the period 2021-2022; and was designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mexico as the representative of this high court behalf the Interinstitutional Committee for Gender Equality at the Federal Judicial Branch.

Justice Esquivel Mossa has distinguished herself for defending and promoting human rights, in particular, those relative with vulnerable groups, such as women, boys and girls, teenagers, people with disabilities, and older adults.

She has contributed to the dissemination of legal culture; as part of her educational role, she has participated in different forums, seminars, conferences, and workshops, giving lectures and master classes in different subjects.

The important role that justice Esquivel has conducted over the years, shows her strong commitment to serve the Mexican society, under a strong ethic framework, independence, impartiality, professionalism, and excellence.

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