Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1976.

He held several positions in different qualities in the Primary Scale of the Judiciary in the jurisdictions of the courts of appeals of Valparaiso and Santiago between 1981 and 1991.

His professional experience has been focus mainly on the criminal area together with the prominent lawyers Hugo Rivera Villalobos and Juan Bustos Ramírez (1935-2008), first, and then at Estudio Rivera, Bunger, Barahona, and Bonacic Lawyers.