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Latin American Company Law: A Comparative and Economic Development PerspectiveVol. 1 (2013) (co-editor, with Francisco Hernando Reyes & author of Introduction xxiii and Invigorating Micro and Small Businesses through Secured Commercial Credit in Latin America: The Need for Legal and Institutional Reform, Chapter 1 (co-author, with Cristina Castaneda)).
La Contratación Comercial En El Derecho Comparado (2006).
United States Law of Trade and Investment (2001) (co-author, with John F. Molloy) and author of Dedications and Acknowledgments v, Introduction I-1 (co-author with John F. Molloy), Chapter 1, Law of the U.S. in Comparative-Legal Reasoning-Perspective, Chapter 22, Negotiable Instruments and Bank Deposits and Collections, and Chapter 24, Commercial Letters of Credit.
El Derecho Comercial ante el Libre Comercio y el Desarrollo Economico (1996).
Making Free Trade Work in the Americas (1993) (editor & author of NAFTA's Continuous Commercial Legal Highway 5 and Introduction to the Guidelines for the Clearing and Return of Checks between Canada, the United States and Mexico 340).
Letters of Credit (Vol. IX, Chap. 5 in the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (monograph)) (1973).
Curso de Derecho Mercantil: Texto y Material de Estudio (1971) (co-author, with Octavio Torrealba).
Commercial Letters of Credit in the Americas: A Comparative Study of Contemporary Commercial Transactions (1966).
Faculté International de Droit Compare, Luxembourg
Doctorate in Civil Law
University of Havana
Admitted to Practice
United States Supreme Court
President and Director of the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade
April 1992 - present
Professor of Law
University of Arizona College of Law
1969 - 1998
University of Aix en Provence, France
Distinguished Bailey Visiting Professor and Tucker Lecturer
Louisiana State University
Director of Law Reform Project, USAID
San José, Costa Rica
1967 - 1969
Visiting Professor of Law
University of Costa Rica School of Law
1967 - 1969
Visiting Exchange Professor of Law
National University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Evo DeConcini Professor of Law
James E. Rogers College of Law
1998 - present
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California
1964 - 1967
Guest Lecturer, Extension Graduate Seminar on Latin American Law
Guest Lecturer, Latin American Law Seminar
Visiting Professor of Law
National University of Mexico
Assistant Professor of Law
Southern Methodist University School of Law
1960 - 1964
University of Miami School of Law
1957 - 1959
Faculté Internationale de Droit Compare, Luxembourg
International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law
Founding Member, American Academy of Foreign Law
Associate Member, International Academy of Comparative Law, Paris
American Law Institute
Consultative Committee to UCC Articles 3, 4, 4a and 5
1987 - present
American Bar Association
Task Force for the Revision of Article 5 of the Uniform Commercial Code
1988 - 1990
Arizona State Bar
Public & Institutional Service
United States Delegate, Organization of American States (OAS) for Specialized Conference on Private International Law (CIDIP-VI) Convention on Secured Transactions Law
Advisor, National Commissioners of Uniform State Laws for the Revision of Article 5 of the Uniform Commercial Code
1990 - present
United States Delegate, Organization of American States (OAS) for Specialized Conference on Private International Law (CIDIP-V) Convention on Choice of Law on Contractual Disputes
1993 - 1994
United States Delegate, United Nations Commission on Uniform Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for Standby Letters of Credit and Bank Guarantee Convention
1989 - 1994
United States Representative, International Chamber of Commerce for the United States Council on International Banking for the Revision of the Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits (UCP 500)
1989 - 1992
President, International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law
1988 - 1990
Advisor, Library of Congress, Law Division
Consultant on Legal Systems, U.S. Agency for International Development
1974 - 1977
Consultant on Uniformity of Commer
1974 - 1977
International Legal and Business Research Center, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara, Named after Prof. Kozolchyk
First Annual Excellence in International Education/Service Award, University of Arizona, Center for English as a Second Language
Student Inn of the U.S. - Mexican Bar Association at the Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara, Named after Prof. Kozolchyk
Leonard J. Theberge Award from the American Bar Association for Long Term Contribution to Private International Law
Partners for Democracy Award of the America-Israel Friendship League
Martin Luther King Community Award for Contribution fo the Better Understanding of the Peoples of the Americas, Tucson, Ariz.
Nominated for the World Technology Award in Law by the World Technology Network
Selected as one of the 100 Women and Minorities Achievers for the State of Arizona
Recognition of Superior Service for the States of Arizona and Sonora, Arizona-Mexico Commission, signed by Governor Lopez Nogales
Man of the Year Award, Hispanic Professional Action Committee
Selected as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics, Hispanic Business Magazine
Selected by the Harvard University Law School International Financial Systems Program and the World Bank as Advisor to the Project Lao (Commercial Code Drafting)
Selected by the Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany as Reporter for the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law; Topic: Documents of Title (2nd topic assignment)
University of Arizona College of Law Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award
Commendation by the U.S. Department of State for Extraordinary Service as a United States delegate to UNCITRAL
Establishment of the "Kozolchyk Award" for best student writing by the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law"
Magisterial Lecturer, National University of Mexico School of Law
First Distinguished Service Award by The Arizona-Sonora Bar Association
Inducted to the Hall of Fame of Professors of Commercial Law, National University of Mexico
Man of the Year, Tucson Jewish Community Council
Honorary Life Member for Distinguished Legal Research, National Mexican Notarial Bar Association
Commendation by U.S. Department of Justice for Consulting and Expert Testimony Work on Letter of Credit Litigation
"Fairness in Anglo and Latin American Adjudication"; Nominated for Hubert Herring Award of the P.C.C.L.A.S.
Community Service Award, Tucson Jewish Community Council
National Science Foundation Research Grantee
1975, 1974, 1973
Selected by National University of Mexico as United States Representative to the First Mexican Congress of Commercial Law
"Commercial Letters of Credit in the Amerias" selected as Best Book in the field of Letters of Credit Law by Spanish Government Instituto de Cultura Hispánica, award of Translation Royalties, Madrid
Best Book Award for Spanish translation of "Commercial Letters of Credit in the Americas," Inter-American Bar Association
Selected as General Reporter for the International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law on the topic of Letters of Credit and Related Documents, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany
Extraordinary Merit Award for Teaching and Research, College of Law, University of Costa Rica