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Human Management

Oakland, California, 94609, United States
February 13, 2018

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Thomas Abraha Woldeghiorghis

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St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, FL

LL.M. in Intercultural Human Rights

Summa cum Laude - GPA 3.72 May. 2017

Advanced Computer Technology September 2011

Diploma in Asmara, Eritrea

University of Asmara, Asmara, Eritrea September 2000

LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws)

Barka Comprehensive Business & July 1992

Commerce Secondary (High) School,

Asmara, Eritrea



Ls Law Library Student Worker August 2016 – May 2017

St. Thomas Law School

Aztan – Sualf Law Firm, Juba, November 2012 – December 2015

South Sudan

Senior Legal Counselor

Provide a comprehensive legal business advice including but not limited business formation, registration of corporate trademarks, Immigration issues, drafting various contracts and company resolutions for large local and international investors in Juba, South Sudan.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, September 2012 – October 2012

Asmara, Eritrea


Assisted in the legal verification process of Somalians refugee status in Emkulu Refugee Camp in Massawa, Eritrea.

Ministry of Justice, Asmara, Eritrea January 2001 – February 2010

A Presiding Judge of a Regional Court

Engaged in deciding and making awards in all civil and criminal cases within the material jurisdiction of the Regional Courts of Eritrea. Administered and managed the bench and its clerks.

Ministry of Justice, Asmara, Eritrea September 1997 – August 1998

Senior Clerk

Performed duties as a senior registrar in the Commercial Bench of the High Court of Eritrea.

Referendum Commission of Eritrea September 1992 – May 1993

(Ministry of Internal Affairs), Asmara, Eritrea


Participated in the registration, verification and granting of citizenship and referendum in Eritrea.


Fluent in English and Tigrinya. Basic fluency in Arabic, French (delf- B-2) and Amharic.

Participated in E-learning courses offered by The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and awarded the following certificates:

A. Public Debt Management, B. Legal Aspects of Public Debt Management, C. Capital Market Development and Regulation-Advanced course, D. Negotiation of Financial Transactions, E. Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and F. Mechanics of Loan Agreements,


A Founding member of Edaga-Hamus Community Library, Asmara, Eritrea.

LL.M Executive Editor in the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review Journal, St. Thomas University, School of law 2016-2017


1.Cali awards in three LL.M Courses: Human Rights Lawyering, the International Refugee Law (the protection of Refugees), and Religion and Human Rights.

2.A senior seminar paper first place scholarship award offered by Siegfried Wiessner.

3.Therapeutic Jurisprudence paper third place scholarship award.

4.The Tamara L. Crouch Memorial Scholarship award.

5.Valedictorian of the LL.M graduate class of the year 2017.

N.B as an elective I have studied U.S Immigration and Nationality laws along with its regulations (CFR) with the senior JD students and scored A grade.


1.Professor of Law, Dr. Roza Pati

Executive Director/LL.M/J.S.D Intercultural Human Rights

Director/Human Trafficking Academy

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School of Law

St. Thomas University

2.Prof. Dr. iur. Siegfried Wiessner

Professor of Law and Director

Graduate Program in Intercultural Human Rights

School of Law, St. Thomas University

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