Verónica Hernández Muñoz

Veronica is currently an associate at Coronel & Pérez. His experience mainly involves academic and professional constitutional and human rights matters.

She has worked for several years as a university professor at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil and the Espíritu Santo University of Specialties, teaching subjects such as Political Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, among others.

She completed a Master's Degree in Legal Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, ​​a city where she was able to collaborate with the NGO YMCA and work together with migrant communities living in Spain.


Between 2013 and 2015 she studied a Master's Degree in Legal Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University and during that time she was able to collaborate with the NGO YMCA in the Voluntary Return Program where she worked together with migrant communities living in Spain.

Upon her return to the country, Verónica taught Political Law at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil, where she was also able to be part of the Distance Learning Group Program "Persons Deprived of Liberty (PPL)", in which she was able to collaborate as a teacher. in the distance learning program in the Guayaquil men's prison. Then in 2016, she began as a full-time professor at the Espiritu Santo Specialty University where she taught Human Rights, Constitutional Law I, Constitutional Law II, Ethics and Legal Theory. Between 2015 and 2017, together with the then assemblywoman María Cristina Kronfle, she was a sponsor of the unconstitutionality action of the Disability Law Regulations that increased the percentage for the delivery of the Disability Card.

In 2017 Verónica attended the Human Rights summer course at American University (Washington D.C.) where she focused on social rights issues.

In 2018 Verónica went as a professional visitor to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, where she was able to collaborate with Dr. Pablo Saavedra, Secretary of the International Court of Human Rights. In that same year, she was appointed as Academic Coordinator and later as Career Director of the Faculty of Law, Politics and Development, UEES. From that time to the present, Verónica carried out the UEES research project: "Study of sentences of extraordinary protection actions".


  • Pompeu Fabra University; Master in Legal Science (2014)
  • Santiago de Guayaquil Catholic University; Lawyer with mention in Constitutional Law and Human Rights (2011)



  • Spanish
  • English



  • The judicial activism of the Constitutional Court of Ecuador. Case study on social rights in favor of priority attention groups. Jurisprudence period 2009-2018. (2019). Editorial University of Specialties Espíritu Santo.
  • Dialogue between courts regarding vulnerable groups. Scientific Magazine No. 4, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador. (2018), ISSN: 2588-0837. July-December 2018.
  • The motivation test of the Constitutional Court of Ecuador: How to know if a sentence is correctly founded? Yachana Scientific Magazine. (2018). Secular Vicente Rocafuerte University. Volume 7, Number 1. January-June 2018.
  • Introduction to Political Law, Editorial Universidad Especialidades Espíritu Santo (2017).
  • Co-author: Vanegas Maingón, A., & Hernández Muñoz, V. (2019). Analysis of the Limits of the Constituent Power. Global Law. Studies on Law and Justice, (13), 41-63.