Douglas Beard Holst
Douglas Beard Holst is an Attorney at Law and Notary Public of CENTRAL LAW in Costa Rica. He is dedicated to counseling and litigating in the field of Civil, Labor and Criminal Law, either for individuals or companies of all sorts. Since joining the Costa Rican Bar Association in 2016, she has led various litigation departments and as well as Pro Bono work departments. Mr. Beard is also a U.S. citizen, which has allowed him to assist American clients in better understanding the differences between the Costa Rican legal system and the U.S. legal system.
He has a law degree from the Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, a Notary Public with honors from the Universidad de la Salle, a Certified Mediator, and a graduate of the master’s degree in criminal law from the Universidad Internacional de las Americas. He has also been a professor of Criminal Law courses at the Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologia. He is a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association and the National Directorate of Notaries.
He speaks Spanish and English.