Luis Montes

A Law Firm Sized Just Right to Accommodate Each Client’s Needs

We are a full-service firm, handling a broad spectrum of business and personal legal needs. Our law firm is small enough to listen to our clients, but big enough to handle complex legal concerns. Each client’s legal matters are in the hands of an experienced attorney. Our mission continues to be to:

– Provide high quality legal services to businesses and individual clients

– Provide close personal attention to each of our clients to understand their legal needs

– Provide the best solutions for our clients

– Provide clients with the best value and leave them with a positive experience regarding their matter and their attorney

Our Lawyers are committed to representing clients in a variety of legal areas, including:

– Administrative Law

– Antitrust

– Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring

– Construction

– Corporate and Business Law

– Litigation

– Government and Public Policy

– Health care

– Intellectual Property and technology

– Labor and Employment Law

– Media, Communication and Technology

– Real Estate

– Transportation and Logistics

– Trust and Estates

We provide this broad range of services with a focus on results, responsiveness, and cost efficiency. This sets us apart from other law firms and has allowed us to develop and cultivate many long-standing relationships.  In fact, many of our clients have been with the firm since its inception.

Our legal services go beyond the Costa Rican borders, as we help and support our clients in all Central America and the Caribbean. Contact our Law Firm, Guardia Montes & Associates, we guarantee your satisfaction.

We look forward to a successful working relationship in the future.

Misael Flores

Mr. Misael Flores is the managing director and principal shareholder of AME Consulting, a consulting firm in Belize established since 1997 and principally engaged in consulting; international financial services; real estate; and hospitality services.

Prior to establishing his own consulting business, Misael was a shareholder of KPMG Corporate Services (Belize) Ltd., the international financial services division of the then KPMG Peat Marwick, in Belize.  He was the managing director and responsible for setting up the division.

Misael was a member of the financial team of BHI Corporation from 1994-1996.  During that time BHI operated and invested in selected growth industries in Central America and the Caribbean Region.  Its core business activities were banking and financial services, and construction and property development.  Part of his responsibilities at BHI was the management of the Belize IBC Registry operated by an affiliated company of BHI under a concession agreement with the Belize Government.

He has also held other positions in Belize at various levels including as Financial Controller at Ramada Royal Reef Resort & Marina and doing audit work with Deloitte & Touche, Price Waterhouse and Pannell Kerr Forster.

Currently Misael is the President and a founding member of the Belize National Association of REALTORS®, Treasurer of the Belize Offshore Practitioners Association, and Past President of the Belize Business Bureau.

He is a Justice of the Peace for the country of Belize since 2001 and is a former member of the Rotary Club of Belize.