HÉLIO DE MELO MOSIMANN

Founding partner OAB/SC 16.105 helio@mh.adv.br

Experience

Founding Partner of Mosimann-Horn, he has vast experience in the resolution of legal disputes. His unique perspective is the result of a long career in the judiciary. Hélio was a state trial court judge in Santa Catarina from 1964 to 1979; Desembargador [appellate court judge] on the Tribunal de Justiça de Santa Catarina [Santa Catarina Court of Justice] – from 1979 to 1990; and Ministro do Superior Tribunal de Justiça [minister (judge) of the federal Superior Court of Justice] from 1990 to 2001. At 85, with his eternal joviality and good humor, Hélio is an assiduous presence at the firm and makes a point of coordinating all the issues involving the field he is passionate about: strategic litigation in the courts.

Formation

Bachelor of law, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – UFSC (1960).

Additional Activities

  • Minister [Judge], Superior Tribunal de Justiça – STJ [federal Superior Court of Justice] (1990-2001);
  • State Appellate Court Judge, Tribunal de Justiça de Santa Catarina – TJSC [Santa Catarina Court of Justice] (1979-1990);
  • Regional Electoral Controller, Vice-President and President, Tribunal Regional Eleitoral de Santa Catarina – TRE/SC [Regional Electroal Court] (1988-1989);
  • President of the Associação dos Magistrados Catarinenses (1980-1981);
  • Professor, Escola Superior da Magistratura em Santa Catarina;
  • Member of the commission designated by the Associação dos Magistrados Brasileiros to draft a proposal for the Statue of the Judiciary.

Recognitions

  • Medal of Electoral Merit, issued by the Tribunal Regional Eleitoral de Santa Catarina – TRE/SC (2017);
  • Honorary Citizen, Santa Catarina municipalities of São José do Cedro, São João Batista, São Miguel do Oeste and Brusque;
  • Peacemaker Medal, issued by the Brazilian Army (1991);
  • Cross of Judicial Merit, issued by the Associação dos Magistrados Brasileiros (1990);
  • Bandeirante Correia Pinto Medal, issued by the City Council of Lages, Santa Catarina (1990).

Practices

Litigation and Arbitration; Public Law.

HÉLIO DE MELO MOSIMANN