Abogados Arbitrajes Internacionales

Roger Petersen

Roger Petersen

Roger is a Costa Rican–American attorney, he studied Law in both countries and is admitted to the Bar of Costa Rica and Bar of the State of Florida. This particularity allows ARBITRAT to manage from Costa Rica, discovery processes within any jurisdiction of the US.


  • Juris Doctor, Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1991
  • Licentiate degree in Law and Public Notary. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América, 1998
  • MBA in Banking and Finance. National University, San José, Costa Rica/San Diego California, 1988.
  • BA in International Affairs and Economy. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1983.


  • The Legal Guide to Costa Rica, 1994-2014.
  • The Costa Rica Immigration Guide , 2012-2017.


  • English Spanish

Roger is an attorney with broad experience in the field of Real Estate Law, with an ample and critical view of Law practice. His bi–cultural education and experience makes Mr. Petersen an attorney with unique capabilities in Costa Rica, which in association with ARBITRAT allows the development of arbitration in one particular aspect that no other attorney can have in the country: direct access to the US courts while operating in Costa Rica, with the benefits of a lesser cost for the client.