Douglas Velásquez Jácome, American lawyer. Member of Parra, Rodriguez, Cavelier & Velasquez Ltda.
Velásquez Jácome, Douglas was born on July 13, 1946 in Tunja, Boyacá.
Universidad Santo Tomás (Doctor in Laws and Judicial Sciences, 1970).
Worked at Parra, Rodriguez, Cavelier & Velasquez Ltda. Admitted to the bar, 1970, Columbia. Position Held: Founding Partner, Douglas Velásquez Jácome y Abogados Asociados, 1974-1996.
Adviser to the Minister of Mines and Energy, 1988. President of the Drafting Commission of the Code of Mines (Comisión Redactora del Código de Minas), 1989. V.R. at Harvard University, Law School, 1990/1991.
Director of the Colombian Institute of Electrical Energy (Instituto Colombiano de Energía Eléctrica - ICEL), 1992. Adviser to the United Nations, the International Financial Corporation and the Governments of Salvador and Paraguay in petroleum and mining legislation. University Professor.
Lecturer in national and international conferences. Publications: Author of various books, among them "Comments to the Code of Mines in Colombia," "Negotiation of Mining Contracts", "Energy Contracts".