Carlos Alfredo Urrutia Valenzuela
|Carlos Alfredo Urrutia Valenzuela|
|34th Colombia Ambassador to United States|
19 September 2012 – 3 December 2013
|President||Juan Manuel Santos Calderón|
|Preceded by||Gabriel Silva Luján|
30 August 1949 |
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
|Residence||Thomas T. Gaff House
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||University of the Andes (JD, 1977)|
Born on 30 August 1949 in Bogotá, Columbia to Carlos Urrutia Holguín and María Teresa Valenzuela Vega. He is the grandson of Francisco José Urrutia Olano. He was the great-grandson of Francisco de Paula Urrutia Ordóñez. He attended law school at the University of the Andes. He became a partner in 1981 and managing partner since 1999 at Brigard & Urrutia Abogados. He is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association, a Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, Member of the International Bar Association since 1999.
- "Diplomatic Representation for Republic of Colombia". Washington, DC: United States, Office of the Chief of Protocol. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- Genealogías de Santa Fe de Bogotá (in Spanish). 4. Bogotá: Editorial Presencia. 1995. p. 195. OCLC 28546996. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- SIG (5 September 2012). "Palabras del Presidente Juan Manuel Santos en la posesión de Carlos Urrutia como Embajador en los Estados Unidos" (in Spanish). Bogotá: Colombia, Office of the President. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
- "New Colombian Ambassador to the United States Carlos Urrutia Presents Credentials to President Obama". Embassy of Colombia, Washington DC. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
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