M.D. Carlos A. Vizcaino Higuera.

M.D. Carlos A. Vizcaíno Higuera is the senior partner and director of the law firm Vizcaíno and Associates (Vizcaíno y Asociados), with 16 years of professional experience as a litigation attorney, whose primary activities are the design and execution of corporate, and government policies and procedures, prevention and fulfillment of risks, lawsuit strategies, negotiations and legal intelligence activities.

He is also an expert consultant on legal matters over international transactions, telecommunications and, gaming and casino activities.


He’s a certified Anti Money-Laundering Specialist, by ACAMS (Association of Certified Specialists in Money Laundering Prevention), and a member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists.

He acquired a Master’s degree on constitutional and administrative law from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC School of Law, Campus Tijuana) and a Master’s degree on comparative law (LLM) from California Western School of Law (CWSL) San Diego, Ca.

Academic activity

He was a professor in charge of the contracts, civil procedure, constitutional injunctions, and constitutional procedure subjects in the UABC Law Faculty, Tijuana Campus.

He has been a lecturer in the taxes certificate program of the Instituto de Capacitacion de la Secretaria de Planeacion y Finanzas del Estado de Baja California, as well as in the diplomat program of Risk Control and Fraud Prevention of the Instituto Tecnologico de Mexico (ITAM).

Also, he stands as a graduate professor in the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, and he has partaken in multiple seminaries and conventions as speaker.

He was commissioned by the Postgraduate Coordination of the UABC School of Law to prepare the class syllabus for the Public Security and Crime Prevention subject, to be taught in the next graduate academic programs.

Participation in associations

Currently, he is Co-President of the Capitulo Mexico of ACAMS, President of the Anti Corruption and Transparency Committe and a Founding Counselor of the Asociación de Abogados Litigantes de Tijuana, A.C. (ALITAC).