Student, Educational National Institute, 1940—1942; Bachelor of Laws, University San Marcos, 1951; Doctor of Laws, National University Trujillo, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), San Martin University, 1983.
President Superior Court, Cajamarca, 1964—1965, La Libertad, 1976—1977. Member Supreme Court of Republican, since 1976. Chief business management, 1976—1977.
Court president, since 1983.
Active Magistracy National Council, Lima, 1981—1982, Member of National Federation College Lawyers Peru, Lawyers Association, Attorney's Association.
Son of Juan Miguel Galvez Cortegana and Blanca Rosa Vega Matiola. Married with Ana Maria Zarate Bringas. They had 5 Children: Jose Miguel, Cesar Augusto, Emelina Antonieta, Juana del Rosario, Carlos Alberto.