Nevena Jevremović, Co-founder and the President of the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +1 412 378 8007
Nevena is one of the initiators and three founders of the Association ARBITRI, an organization of young professionals focused on the capacity building, education and promotion of arbitration in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In her capacity as the President of the Association, Nevena coordinates and manages a team of five people currently working on the implementation of these projects in Bosnia.
As a part of her pre-doctoral research, Nevena is currently working at the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) on the Judgments Project. She primarily works in the preparation of the Special Commission on the future Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Court to be held in November 2017. At the same time, Nevena is associated with the Institute of International Commercial Law at Pace University (IICL) since June 2016 first as the inaugural full-time Albert H. Kritzer Fellow and now as one of the contributing editors of the new CISG Database. Prior to joining the IICL, Nevena worked as an associate in Wolf Theiss office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Nevena’s research work focuses on international dispute resolution, especially alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in both a commercial and investment context. She published work focused on the arbitration system in Bosnia and participated as a panelist in several conferences in Bosnia and in the region.
Nevena holds an LLM in International Law from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (cum laude 2016) and an LLM in Civil Law in the EU from the University of Sarajevo, School of Law (2015). She has been admitted as an SJD Candidate at the Pittsburgh School of Law under the supervision of Professor Ronald A. Brand. She passed the State Bar Exam in 2014.
Jasmin Hasić, Co-founder of the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +387 61 596 285
Jasmin holds a Ph.D. Candidate in the Political Theory Track at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli di Roma and l’Université Libre de Bruxelles. His academic and professional background is in the IR, European Studies, Political Science and Law. He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina (2010 and 2013), a B.A. in European Studies and International Relations from Masaryk University, Czech Republic (2011), and an M.A. In Political Science from the Central European University – Hungary (2012). He has worked as a research analyst at the Centre for Security Studies in Sarajevo, as a trainee at the European Parliament in Brussels, and as an active member of Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Network.
Armela Ramić, Co-founder and Project Manager at the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +387 61 862 844
Armela is an Attorney at Law based in Sarajevo. She regularly advises clients on various aspects of corporate and business law – from everyday business to public procurement, public-private partnerships and other forms of more complex investments structures. Armela also advises and represents clients in civil litigation and arbitration proceedings. Being one of the founders of the Association ARBITRI – a leading association of young professionals in the promotion of arbitration in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Armela is in a unique position to translate her practical experience into the work of the Association. Last, both not least, it is worth mentioning that Armela has cherished a particular passion for criminal law. During her work in TRIAL, she worked on one of the landmark rulings of the Court of BiH concerning the compensation of damages that women, victims of war.
Maida Omerćehajić, Team Member
Maida has graduated from University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law in 2011 where she is currently completing her LL.M. thesis at the Department of Legal History and Comparative Law. She has worked as an associate at a local law office and as a legal trainer for Model International Criminal Court (MICC) in Krzyżowa, Istanbul, and the Western Balkans region. Maida participated in the Vis Moot competition in 2012 and 2013 and has remained involved with Vis Moot in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a trainer and lecturer. She is a 2014 alumnus of the Institute in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution, organized by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of Zagreb Faculty of Law. Maida currently works as a project coordinator at the Sarajevo office of Humanity in Action, an international educational organization.
Fahira Brodlija, Team Member
Fahira is a graduate of the Sarajevo Faculty of Law and has participated in the Moot in 2015. She is currently a member of Association and one of the coaches of this year’s Sarajevo Faculty of Law Vis Moot team. For her, the benefits of participating in the Moot were primarily visible on the personal level, but also in the contacts made, the job opportunities and offers for further education. She was involved in the USAID project for the training of judges at the B&H Court of Arbitration. During her final year of studies, Fahira was already been invited to assist an attorney at law from local Sarajevo law office in the research relating commercial disputes, in the duration of one year. She was also offered two scholarships for LL.M. programs in the USA upon her graduation. She is currently attending the LLM program at the Pittsburgh School of Law in the academic year 2016/2017 with emphasis on commercial law and alternative dispute resolution. Fahira will continue contributing to the Vis Moot team of the Sarajevo Faculty of Law as a remote coach.