Dr. Mario Melgar Adalid

Of Counsel

San Antonio

Practice Areas



The “Dr. Mario Melgar Adalid” has been CCN’s counsel since 2008 and his practice focuses on:

  • Legal opinions on specific matters for clients interested in legal developments in Mexico.
  • Preparation of outreach materials for the firm’s clientele on legal, political, and social aspects of Mexico.
  • Opinions on specific matters of interest to clients.
  • Analysis of constitutional changes and legal modifications in Mexico.
  • Mexico Follow-up of relevant rulings of the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice of general interest and of the Nation of general interest and specifically those affecting the Mexico-United States relationship.


  • PhD in Law, Universidad Autónoma de México, 1997
  • Master in Public Affairs, Universidad de Texas, 1987
  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de México, 1970


  • Director of the Permanent Branch Campus, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2001 – 2008
  • Administrative Under-Secretary, Secretaría de Salud, 2000
  • Member of the Board, Judicatura Federal de México, 1994 – 1999
  • General Counsel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1990 -1994
  • Secretary of Social Development, Estado de Guerrero, México 1987-1990

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Editorial Boards of several publications:
    • El Universal, Cuestiones Constitucionales IIJ UNAM
    • Revista del Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Procesal Constitucional, Voices of Mexico UNAM
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