Perspectiva General

José J. Santiago focuses his practice in workmen's compensation litigation as well as wage and hour, discrimination and labor arbitration claims. He began his career serving as Hearing Examiner at the Industrial Commission of Puerto Rico.

José has conducted labor seminars for the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association and presented to a variety of organizations about workmen's compensation.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


American Bar Association


Puerto Rico Bar Association


Federal Bar Association


Puerto Rico Association of Workmen's Compensation Trial Attorneys

News, Analysis & Press

Littler Global Guide - Puerto Rico - Q3 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

October 22, 2020

The Employment Reserve of the Puerto Rico Workmen’s Compensation Act

Inter-American University Law Review

Comments on the Preliminary Hearing in Puerto Rico’s Criminal Procedure

University of Puerto Rico Law Review



  • J.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 1977cum laude
  • B.B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1974cum laude


  • Español
  • Inglés

Admisión de la barra

Puerto Rico


  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit