José Maria de la Jara

José María de la Jara is Associate at Bullard Falla Ezcurra +. Since joining the firm in 2011, he is focused in both Domestic and International Arbitration, especially in the Construction and Energy markets.
José María is a graduate from the Pontifical Catholic Law School of Perú and teaches Law & Psychology at Pacific University. His research is focused on the intersection between Psychology, Evolution, Neuroscience and Arbitration, with recurring topics such as persuasion advocacy, counsels’ cognitive bias and the influence of emotion on arbitrator decisions.
He also founded and is the Executive Director of PsychoLAWgy, a think tank commited to the introduction of psychology to public policy, persuasion and consumer protection.