The team of the Judicial Academy is headed by its director, who has the support of twelve professionals and thirteen persons at the administrative level.



Eduardo Aldunate Lizana
Lawyer, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. PhD in Law, Saarland University, Germany.


Deputy Director

Cristina Villarreal Holtshamp
Lawyer, Universidad de Chile. Diploma in Economics and Public Sector Management, INAP of Spain. Diploma in Gender
Theories, Development and Public Policies, Universidad de Chile.


Studies Deputy Director

Juan Cristóbal Cox Undurraga
Psychologist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Master in Human Resources Development in CNAM, Paris.
Assistant professor of people training and development at the Psychology School of Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.


Finance and Administration Coordinator

Jorge Aranís Rodríguez
Accountant, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Commercial Engineer, Universidad de Santiago de Chile.


Executive Coordinator of the Initial Training Program

Tamara Arriagada Valencia
Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.


Academic Coordinator of the Initial Training Program

José Antonio Espinal Sánchez
Lawyer, Universidad Marítima de Chile.


Coordinator of the Habilitation Program

Matías Vial
Lawyer, LLM in International Law, Investment, Trade and Arbitration, Heidelberg University and Universidad de Chile.


Coordinator of the Initial Training Program

Pablo Gres Chávez
Lawyer, Universidad de Chile.



María Soledad Bernales Álvarez
CPA and Auditor, Universidad Autónoma de Chile. Master in Accounting and Auditing, specialization in Management Audit,
Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Diploma in International Public Sector Accounting Standards, Universidad de Chile.


Initial Training Program Executive

Juan Soto Soto


Programs Assistant

Bárbara Urrejola Scolari
Lawyer, Universidad de Chile.


Programs Assistant

Fernanda Martínez Achiardi
Lawyer, Universidad de Chile.

Malvina Alvear  

Director Secretary

Malvina Alvear Vera


Deputy Director Secretary

Katia Gutiérrez Hernández
Preschool Teacher, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


Training Program Secretary

Ana Laura Álvarez Vega


Training and Habilitation Program Secretary

Pamela Soto Núñez
Executive Secretary, Manpower.


Finance and Administration Secretary

Leslie Contreras Montes
Bachelor in Accounting, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa, Perú.


Communications and Public Relations

Verónica Jaque Costa
Executive Secretary, Manpower, Diploma in Business Administration, INACAP.


Accounting Assistant

Claudia Henríquez Lagos


Computing Executive

Reinaldo Benítez Donaire


Receptionist and Librarian

Marcelo Bravo Soto


Assistant and Driver

Eliseo Arancibia Ahumada



Patricio Kirmayr Díaz
Executive Assistant, Manpower.



Claudio Piña Carreño