Prior to becoming the president and chairman of the board for the Latte Training Academy on the Pacific island of Saipan, Juan Carlos Benitez attended the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon in Santurce, Puerto Rico, where he earned a bachelor of arts in judicial systems. Juan Carlos Benitez also attended the Inter-American School of Law in Hato Ray, Puerto Rico, where he earned his juris doctor.
The Inter-American School of Law was founded in 1961 to provide legal programs for students with diverse backgrounds. The juris doctor program includes a wide variety of elective courses in different areas, such as environmental law, intellectual property law, trademarks and patents, and banking law.
The Inter-American School of Law’s Juris Doctor program also features a clinical program that gives legal students the ability to learn basic practical skills by taking part in hands-on workshops and courses. The clinical program involves outreach activities in the local community, giving students real life experience in legal issues that range from international human rights and criminal litigation to environmental projects and child custody law.