Who is Fabio Humar


Lawyer specialized in criminal law, with litigation experience in the United States.

Former District Attorney, Humar has a background in the Financial Crimes Unit, Money Laundering, and Economic Order, as well as the Copyright Unit and Individual Liberties Unit.

The accuracy and detailed work delivered are the result of academic excellence in postgraduate studies in criminal law, constitutional law, administrative law, and economic law; as well as continuing education in different subjects related to criminal law.

Fellow in the Department of State and Partners of America, working with the Special Investigations Unit of Boston’s Office of the Attorney General. Humar is a Massachusetts certified lawyer.

Fabio Humar
Fabio Humar


Honest treatment, smart strategies


Defense in criminal investigations by the Fiscalía General de la Nación and proceedings in Courts, Tribunals, and the Supreme Court of Justice in criminal matters.

Defense in tax investigations (Procuraduría General de la República) and disciplinary investigations (Procuraduría General de la Nación y Comisión Nacional de Disciplina Judicial).

Advice and consultancy on financial risks with criminal and reputational impact, such as the risk of money laundering through internal fraud and bank and financial fraud.

Defense in the investigations and proceedings in the AMV (Self-regulator of the Securities Market).

Review of commercial and civil acts and their possible impact on criminal matters.

Consultancy in Preventive Criminal Law for companies and Compliance.

And Rankings

Our greatest recognition is the trust that clients show us when working together.
Being included in the international rankings of the most important law firms in the country confirms our commitment, excellence, and result-oriented work.

  • 2022 The Legal 500

    Once again, Fabio Humar Abogados is recognized as one of the best firms in Colombia in Compliance-Antitrust and Commercial Criminal Law.

  • 2022 Leaders League

    Fabio Humar Abogados ranked second in the best firms in Compliance and White-Collar Crimes in Colombia.

  • 2021 The Legal 500

    Our founding partner Fabio Humar is highlighted as leader in the litigation area.

  • 2021 The Legal 500

    Recognition as one of the leading firms in Colombia in Compliance and White-Collar.

  • 2020 The Legal 500

    The only criminal lawyer regarded as leading in the litigation area. Recognition as one of the most important firms in Economic Criminal Law.

  • 2020 Leaders League

    Recognized for the first time in the Commercial Criminal Law.



Words From Our Clients

About the experience and service. Client interviewed by Legal500.
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Fabio Humar has served as a prosecutor in the country and has practiced criminal litigation in the United States aside from using technological resources, which makes him unique. The lawyers of my company know that they can count with the experience of the firm and that it is a 24 hour service, seven days a week. Clearly this experience and knowledge places it above other firms.
About experience and knowledge. Client interviewed by Legal500.
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Fabio Humar Abogados is a firm that stands out in the country in the exercise of criminal law. This is due to its vast experience and knowledge in the matter, the percentage of successes in litigations where it presents its clients. The capacity to provide legal counseling, negotiation and mediation make this firm one of the most important in the country.
About the differentiator. Client interviewed by Legal500.
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The value proposition is doubtlessly the service they provide to their clients, for it is a very polite, timely, efficient and effective one, with precise and specific advice. We consider that the differentiating factor, aside from the Fabio Humar experience, is the personalized attention provided to their clients, without neglecting one single detail when it comes to advising them. We highlight the assertiveness, common sense, honesty, analytical capacity, perseverance and discipline.

On The Blog

Recent Articles


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The scenario for the May 29 elections.


Analysis of the murder of Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci.


Fabio Humar | Otoniel will speak in the United States. WHAT WILL COME TO LIGHT? Direct witness.


Cablenoticias | Analysis of the March 13 elections.


Red+ | The legal scenarios faced by Yhoiner.


Red+ | Karen Váquiro obtained a contract with a clinical laboratory labor certificate.


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