Nevena Jevremovic, Founder and the President of the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +1 412 378 8007
Nevena was the initiator and leading founder of the Association ARBITRI. She designed the Association’s education, promotion and legal reform activities, all focused on building capacities for an efficient and effective arbitration framework in Bosnia. In her capacity as the President of the Association, Nevena coordinates and manages team of eight people currently working on the implementation of these projects in Bosnia. She and her team worked closely with the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as regional institutions, associations/organizations and individuals from the field of arbitration.
Parallel to this, Nevena joined the Institute of International Commercial Law at Pace University in June 2016 as the inaugural full-time Albert H. Kritzer Fellow. Her work mainly focuses on the CISG database redesign, as well as coordinating professional certificate programs offered by the IICL. 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 mainly on the arbitration system in Bosnia, and she is currently working on a monography on civil procedure in Bosnia for the Kluwer Encyclopedia of Laws. Nevena participated as a panelist in several conferences in Bosnia and in the region, including the following: FIDIC – implementing “turnkey” projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina (May, 2015), 1st Sarajevo Arbitration Day (Sarajevo, October 2014), and 3rd Regional Conference of the Civil Law Forum for South East Europe (October, 2013).
Nevena holds an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (2016) and an LL.M. in Civil Law in the EU from the University of Sarajevo, School of Law (2015). She participated in the IICL’s Professional Certificate Program on Arbitration and Sales Law (2014-2015), 12th Cologne Academy on International Commercial Arbitration Center for Transnational Law (CENTRAL) (August 2015), Institute in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution organized by Pittsburgh Law School and the University of Zagreb (2010).
Jasmin Hasić, Co-founder of the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +387 61 596 285
Jasmin is a Ph.D. Candidate on 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 of the Association ARBITRI
Phone: +387 61 862 844
Armela is one of the founders of the Association ARBITRI. During her student days at the Sarajevo Faculty of Law, Armela has been a member of numerous NGOs. The most prominent one was the European Association of Law Students B&H, where she was one of its founders. Upon graduation in 2011, she interned at the Atlantic Group in Zagreb. Her professional career continued in the law office of Emir Kapidžić. During this period, Armela has obtained valuable knowledge in the fields of civil law, trade law and criminal law, as well as skills in legal analysis of the laws and legal practice of domestic and international courts. Her After passing her bar exam, Armela was hired by Transparency International B&H, where she worked on cases related to discrimination and corruption. In 2015 she expanded her work to the field of international law, spending a year holding the position of legal advisor for TRIAL (Track Impunity Always). There Armela’s activities mainly focused on the protection of the rights of victims of the war, through their representation before domestic authorities, as well as legal counseling of victims of sexual assault. She is currently working at the law office of Nedim Ademović.