Law School of Catholic University of Sao Paulo (Bachelor of Laws, 1966). Business Administration School of Universidade Mackenzie (Post-Graduation, 1971). Professor, Civil Procedure, Law School of Catholic University of Sao Paulo, 1968.
Head of Legal Department, Banco Da Bahia S.A., 1970-1973. Legal Advisor of the Board of Executives, Banco Da Bahia Investimentos S.A. and Bahia Financeira S.A. Financiamento e Investimentos, 1973-1980.
Working as a partner of PRISCO PARAISO & TELHADA ADVOGADOS. Admitted to the bar, 1967, Brazil.