Juan Pablo De Aguinaga



Juan Pablo de Aguinaga joined Cuesta Campos in 1999.  Since then, he has been leading the Finance and Administration area of the Firm.

For over 13 years, he has been responsible for the Financial Planning and Performance, including, budgeting, financial reporting, cash flow and financial analysis, along with the supervision of the accounting / tax procedures, systems, terms.  These activities includes the coordination and management of the time and billing systems, alternative billing methods, collection procedures, and cost recovery guidelines.  

Actively participates with the managing partner and the management committee in the preparation, review and follow up of the strategic plan, focused on the business and financial goals. He interacts with current practice area leaders in regards to the business development activities and coordinates the Project Management system in order to improve the efficiency and quality of all the legal projects as well as the office operations’ management projects.

Juan Pablo has also been in charge of the human resources area,  by managing the non-lawyer staff, and performing the recruiting, selecting and retaining employees, as well as the compensation system and performance evaluations.

He has was recently assigned as head of the Estate Planning Area of Cuesta Campos, focused in designing, implementing and executing personal and family estate planning.

Is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, based in Lincolnshire, IL, as well as a member of IMEF, (Mexican Institute of Financial Officers and Executives).

He has been guest speaker on his areas of expertise at events organized by the Universidad Panamericana and IMEF, and is currently professor at the Law School (Facultad de Derecho) of the Universidad Panamericana in Guadalajara, giving classes to students on Corporate Administration and Management.

Before joining Cuesta Campos, he worked in prestigious multinational banks and a brokerage house.


Universidad Panamericana (Guadalajara Campus)

Bachelor Degree in Finance & Administration, 1996

Specialization Degree in Corporate Finances, 2002

Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía, 2010

Master Degree in Law Firm Management

Association of Legal Administrators

Several courses of Law Firm Corporate Management: 2001-2006