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Yared Getachew is Of Counsel to MLA & Associates in matters related to international law, including international arbitration. He is also a part-time Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University School of Law where teaches courses in the areas of dispute resolution, refugee law, and comparative constitutional law. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.,1998) and the University of Virginia (B.A., 1994, in Foreign Affairs and French). Yared was former American Legal Advisor at the United States-Iran Claims Tribunal in The Hague, Assistant Dean of Public Service at the University of Virginia School of Law (2006-2011), Legal Advisor on international humanitarian law at Verner Liipfert McPherson & Hand in Washington, D.C., and Assistant Prosecutor in the State of New Jersey. He has clerked at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Yared presented oral arguments before the EECC in The Hague in matters related to violations of international humanitarian law. Yared is fluent in French.   

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