Franco Arona

Franco is a Lawyer and Associate at SQ Law. Franco has 25 years of international professional experience enhancing legal cultural ties between Italy and Germany.


His practice areas include family law, debt recovery and international commercial litigation.


Before joining SQ Law he served as lecturer and conference secretary with the Association of Judicial Immigration Studies (Associazione Studi Giuridici Immigrazione ASGI) and lectured in many high school programs.


Franco was a Barrister at Law at the Nuremberg Tribunal, and President of the Dante Alighieri Society in Nuremberg. He was also City Councilman for foreign citizens at the Nuremberg Commune, from 1990 to 1996.


Admitted to the Bar of Nuremberg, 1991

Chartered professional legal translator, 2000

Admitted to the Bar of Catania (Ordine degli Avvocati di Catania), Italy, 2008

Guardian ad litem for foreign minors


Languages: Italian, German, English.


Master in Software Engeneering, Siemens SSI, Nuremberg, Germany, 1999.

Doctor in Jurisprudence (JD), Law School, University of Catania, Italy, 1988.