Colegio Extemo Sao Jose, Rio de Janeiro (1949-1955). Rio de Janeiro State University Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1960). New York University Law School (Inter-American Law Institute.
Paris University Law School, France (Docteur, 1968). Spoken languages: English, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian.
Working as a partner of LAW OFFICES OF JOSE M.V. ROCHA. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Brazil.
Brazilian Lawyers Institute. Sao Paulo Lawyers Institute. International Fiscal Association.