Alvaro A. Manrique Barrenechea earned his law degree from Universidad de Lima Law School in Peru in 2013. Before moving to the United States, he practiced in the field of international commercial arbitration at the Centro de Arbitraje de la Camara de Comercio de Lima.
Alvaro joined Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors in 2015 and has been responsible for several projects including TNJFON’s Woodbine Immigration Intake Clinic, the Families Together educational series, and the Oye Vecino podcast, which he currently co-hosts. Alvaro’s practice at TNJFON focuses on providing legal representation to individuals and families that are making the United States their second home.
In 2019, Alvaro received a Master of Law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, earning the Carl J. Ruskowski Clinical Legal Education Award, for his work representing clients in the Law School’s clinical program. In December 2020 he was admitted to the New York bar.
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