Practice Experience
In 1991 he founded the law firm MARQUEZ & PRECIADO, which merged with FABREGA, MOLINO in 2005. Through his career he has acted as Chief Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Government and Justice (1992-1993), Chief Legal Counsel to the Minister of Housing (1993-1994) and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Social Security Administration of Panama (1999-2004).  He has lectured to professional and business leaders on Real Estate, Tax and Banking issues.

Chambers Global Panama 2015 and Chambers Latin America Panama 2015 recognized Jose Agustin expertise in estate planning; stating, “Versatile attorney, offering a wide range of services in the real estate sphere. Particularly visible in matters relating to environmental legislation. He is known for being a reliable and efficient real estate practitioner that has been established for many years.”

“La Responsabilidad Civil del Fiduciario Frente a los Bienes del Fideicomiso” (Trustee Civil Responsibility regarding Trust Assets).


  • Santa Maria La Antigua University, Panama (LL.B., 1987)
  • Washington College of Law of the American University (LL.M. in International Legal Studies with emphasis in International Trade and Banking, 1989).


  • Spanish
  • English