Jose Carrizo | Morgan & Morgan





MMG Tower | 23rd Floor   
Ave. Paseo del Mar | Costa del Este | Panama, Rep. Panama   
P.O. Box 0832-00232 – WTC



Chambers & Partners
"Practice head Jose Carrizo benefits from over 20 years' experience in disputes. He frequently handles civil litigation matters for domestic clients, also offering experience as counsel to international companies in arbitration proceedings. A client says: "He is a great lawyer whose advice I trust implicitly."

Jose Carrizo is currently a Partner and head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of the firm where he is leading a team that advises clients extensively in the area of commercial litigation, corporate dispute resolution and criminal law. Mr. Carrizo has been involved in complex matters, especially in the fields of civil, criminal, administrative, commercial, banking, insolvency and insurance law.

Over the course of more than 20 years of practice, his experience covers all kinds of litigation proceedings contemplated in Panamanian law before the different jurisdictional organs of the Republic of Panama including civil, administrative and criminal courts.

Furthermore, Mr. Carrizo has substantial expertise in both domestic and international arbitration processes. He has served as arbitrator in the National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM), based in New York.

His client portfolio includes well-known private companies, banking and financial entities, governmental entities and multinational corporations in a broad array of local and international disputes.

Mr. Carrizo has been recognized as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in the area of Dispute Resolution.

Mr. Carrizo is also involved in probono activitie. He regularly assists Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation on subjects such as family law, domestic violence, labor law, immigration, litigation, among others.

Mr. Carrizo graduated from Universidad Santa María La Antigua with a degree in Law and Political Science (1996). In 2003, he completed his Master’s Degree in Universidad Externado de Colombia, in Bogotá, specializing in Civil Liability.

Bar Admissions 

  • Republic of Panama


  • Nacionalidad y Registro de Aeronaves, 1996.
  • Teoría de la Carga Dinámica de la Prueba.
  • Responsabilidad del Estado por Fallas en la Administración de Justicia.