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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 40%
    19 years
  2. International Law: 25%
    16 years
  3. Business: 20%
    19 years
  4. Corporate: 10%
    19 years
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    16 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Nikki J Hlavin

    Mauricio assisted me on a matter involving a time share in Mexico. I found him to be extremely knowledgeable, detail oriented and responsive. I would highly recommend his legal services.


    Nikki Hlavin Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

13900 NW Passage Apt 107
Marina Del Rey, CA, 90292


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Academic ExcellenceUniversidad Iberoamericana2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Mexico and California Attorney at LawMartin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationSecond Vice-Chair, International Law SectionN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Mexico Update - American Bar AssociationCross-Border Distressed Resort and Hotel Transactions2011
Los Angeles LawyeThe Benefits to Secured Parties of Real Estate Transactions in Mexico2010
Developments, American Resort Developers AssociationRegulation of Timeshare Products in Mexico2009
MV ConsultantsChallenges and Trends for Fractional Projects in Mexico2009
California Real Property JournalInvesting in Mexican Real Estate: Outlook, Legal Framework and Special Considerations2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2006
Universidad IberoamericanaN/ALicenciado en Derecho2001
Universidad IberoamericanaN/ALicenciado en Administración de Empresas1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IP Meets the Pacific RimInternational Law2011
Cross-Border Distressed TransactionsMexico and California Law2011
Pathways to Employment: Careers in International LawInternational Law2010
Baja California Investment Forum 2010Mexico and Cross Border Transactions2010
Mexico Economic Review and Political OutlookMexico and Cross Border Transactions2009
Going, Going, Gone: Ethical Challenges for Lawyers Who Leave and Those Who Are Left BehindInternational Law2009