Luis Bergolla

Part-time Professor of Practice

Luis Bergolla is a doctoral student at Stanford Law School and a professor of practice in the B.A. and M.L.S. programs where he teaches constitutional law. In the past, Professor Bergolla was the Teaching Fellow for American Common Law System I & II (Contracts, Torts, Property) as well as for American Public Law System (Constitutional Law) here at the University of Arizona.

As a lawyer qualified in many jurisdictions, Professor Bergolla often intervenes as consultant in international arbitration proceedings as well as legal expert on foreign law before the courts and international arbitral tribunals.


  • J.S.D. candidate Stanford Law School
    expected 2022
  • J.S.M. Stanford Law School
  • J.D. James E. Rogers College of Law
  • LL.M. University of Georgia
  • Licenciado en Derecho UNED/Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid, Spain
  • Abogado Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela

Work Experience

  • Part-time Professor of Practice
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2018 - present
  • Fellow of Justice in Law & Society
    Spring 2019
  • Visiting Researcher
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
    Spring 2017
  • Law Fellow
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2015 - 2016
  • Law Clerk
    Hon. Cynthia T. Kuhn, Pima County Superior Court, Tucson, Arizona
    Summer 2016
  • Judicial Extern
    Hon. Brenda M. Whinery, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Spring 2016
  • International Legal Consultant
    Department of International Law, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
    2012 - 2013
Professor of Practice