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Antonio Fernos, Puerto Rican law educator. Bar: Puerto Rico 1970, District of Columbia 1970, Chromated Copper Arsenate 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

Background

Fernos, Antonio was born on December 20, 1944 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Son of Antonio Fernos-Isern and Rosalina Lopez-Cepero.

Education

University of Puerto Rico (Bachelor of Arts, 1966. Juris Doctor, 1969); New York University (Master of Laws, 1970). University Complutense (J.S.D., 1971).

Career

Law clerk presiding justice, Supreme Court P.R., San Juan, 1971-1972; professor, Turabo U. College, Gurabo, P.R., 1972-1973; counsel to speaker, United States House of Representatives, San Juan, 1973-1974; executive director, P.R. Human Rights Commission, San Juan, 1974-1975; assistant director, Court Justices Administrn. P.R., San Juan, 1975-1978; partner, Rigau & Fernos, San Juan, 1978-1980; professor of law, Inter American U., San Juan, since 1980. Chief counsel Senate P.R. Judicial Committee, San Juan, 1989-1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Puerto Rico 1970, District of Columbia 1970, Chromated Copper Arsenate 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articlea to professional journals.

Membership

Counsel Amnesty International, Puerto Rico, 1980-1982, Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce Commission on Legislation. Fellow Hispanic-Lusitan-American Institute. Member American Bar Association, Puerto Rico Bar Association (chairman committee international law 1976-1982, district attorney 1977), Inter-American Bar Association (president Puerto Rico chapter, member central council since 1991), American Society International Law, Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Caparra Country Club, Rosicrucian.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, philosophy.

Connections

Married Olivette Sagebien, June 20, 1970 (divorced June 1977). Married Yvonne Aguilu, March 26, 1982. Children: Antonio J., Monica.

father:
Antonio Fernos-Isern

mother:
Rosalina Lopez-Cepero

spouse:
Yvonne Aguilu

spouse:
Olivette Sagebien

child:
Monica Fernos

child:
Antonio J. Fernos