Our Contribution

We understand that corporate social responsibility is one of the essential working aspects of our Firm and have identified solid intervention spaces where we help in building a better country. In this matter, our team dedicates valuable time in the development of important academic activities and social work in the scope of Criminal Law.

The academic activities include honored participation in the Academia Colombiana de Jurisprudencia, ad-hoc judicial work in the Maximo Tribunal de Justicia, and giving university lectures in the most prestigious Universities of our country, among others.

Social and direct-to-community work is carried out by our Firm within the Fundacion Probono Colombia framework, an entity with background and international recognition that promotes access to justice and provides comprehensive legal advice to the less privileged populations and communities in Colombia.

 

Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence

Juan Carlos Prías, partner of the firm, is a current member of the Colombian Academy of Jurisprudence (ACJ). From there, he has contributed to the study and development of our legal institutions, proposing constant solutions to social changes and issuing concepts in matters of national importance, in the exercise of public actions of unconstitutionality as well as in general advice.

Membership of this advisory body keeps the firm updated and attentive to the legal debate that is generated within the field of the creation and constant interpretation of the law.

Probono Colombia Foundation

Within the corporate social responsibility framework, PRIAS CADAVID is a member of Fundacion Probono Colombia, which promotes access to justice and provides comprehensive legal advice to the less privileged populations and communities.

Thanks to our commitment, dedication and success with Probono causes, Fundacion Probono de Colombia has granted PRIAS CADAVID three important awards :

Best Pro Bono lawyer of the year 2010.

Best Probono firm of the year 2012 and 2017, for our quality in the provision of legal services, our sense of belonging and permanent commitment to the Foundation.

Internationally, PRIAS CADAVID has received the Pro Bono Leading Light Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018 by Vance Center of New York and Latin Lawyer.