Founding Partner

Alberto José Salas Salinas

Professional Experience

LightHouse Equipo Legal

Founding Partner

Dec 2019-Present

Socio encargado de temas de litigio judicial, arbitraje, derecho corporativo  y seguros.

Congregación Sor María Romero

Pro bono Legal Advisor

Oct 2019-Present

Counseling the at-risk population served by the congregation, particularly women.

"Chepe se Baña" Initiative

Pro bono Legal Advisor

Oct 2019-Present

Legal advice on internal issues of the project that promotes care for Costa Rica's homeless population.

Facio y Cañas


May 2019-Oct 2019

Direct manager of V.I.P. clientes in corporate matters, notary and litigation. Real State coordinator.


Senior Paralegal

Jul 2016-Mar 2019

Member of the litigation team. Research and risk analysis.

Lex Counsel

Legal Assistant

Dec 2015-Jul 2016

Preparation of commercial contracts for different companies. Handling of notarial issues in trusts.


Legal Assistant

Dec 2014-Jul 2015

Assistance in the judicial processes of criminal cases, with an emphasis on economic crimes.

Ministry of Foreign Trade



Research assistance for the process of joining the OECD and for the defense of the country in international arbitrations.

Academic Experience

University of Costa Rica


Bachelor in Law

VIII International Commercial Arbitration Competition


Miembro del equipo de la UCR, logró posicionarse en cuartos  de final

Chamber of Investment Funds

2017, 2020 revision

Operation of the Investment Funds


The role of the Judge in the new Civil Procedure Code


La República Newspaper

Pretrial detention, its philosophy and the Judge's "pura vida" in the new Civil Procedure Code


Semanario Universidad Newspaper

Report on the judicial characteristics of Costa Rica

2018 – 2019

Informe Doing Business                Banco Mundial

On the Constitutionality of the Withdrawal of a Veto


Revista Derecho y Negocios          edición #3