Renato C. Corona Renato C. Corona (born October 15, 1948) is the 23rd and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court on April 9, 2002 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. On May 12, 2010, two days after the 2010 elections and a month before Arroyos term expired, Corona was appointed the 23rd Chief Justice of the Philippines, succeeding Renato Puno who had reached the mandatory age of retirement. Corona was impeached by the House of Representatives on December 12, 2011.Sources: en.wikipedia.org
Gloria Macapacal Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a Filipino politician who served as the 14th President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010, as the 12thVice President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001, and is currently a member of the House of Representatives representing the 2nd District of Pampanga. She was the countrys second female president (after Corazón Aquino), and the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal. Sources: en.wikipedia.org
Antonio T. Carpio Antonio T. Carpio (born October 26, 1949) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo and assumed office on October 26, 2001, his 52nd birthday.• Born in Davao City, Carpio finishedgrade school and high school at theAteneo deDavao University. He obtained hisundergraduate degree in Economics fromthe Ateneo de Manila University, and hislaw degree from the University of thePhilippines College of Law. He went intoprivate practice and soon emerged as oneof the more prominent and successful legalpractitioners in the country. Carpio alsotaught law subjects at the U.P. College of Sources: en.wikipedia.orgLaw from 1983 to 1992.
Presbitero J. Velasco Jr. Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr. (born August 8, 1948) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on March 31, 2006.• He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degreein Political Science from UP finishing thecourse in only three years. He went on totake up his Bachelor of Laws from thesame university. At the UP College ofLaw, Justice Velasco was a member ofthe Order of the Purple Feather HonorSociety and served on the Editorial Boardof the Philippine Law Journal. Hegraduated eighth in the Class of 1971. He Sources: en.wikipedia.orgplaced sixth in the 1971 Philippine Bar
Teresita Jose Leonardo-deCastroher judicial career as a Teresita•She started Joselaw clerk, legal and judicial assistant in Leonardo-de Castro (born Octoberthe Supreme Court of the 8, 1948) is an AssociatePhilippines,(1973–1978). She was Justice of the Philippineappointed DOJ State Counsel I, II Supreme Court. Prior to(1978–1985), and promoted to senior her appointment to thestate counsel (1985– High Court by President Gloria1987), supervising state counsel, and Macapagal-Arroyo, shechief of legal staff (1988–1989). Before had been the Presidingher Sandiganbayan appointment, De Justice ofCastro was the state counsel V and the Sandiganbayan.chief of legal staff, DOJ (1989–1995). De Castro is the incumbentPresiding Justice and Chairman, FirstDivision, Sandiganbayan.Sources: en.wikipedia.org
Arturo D. Brion Arturo D. Brion (born December 29, 1946) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He took his oath as a member of the Supreme Court on March 17, 2008 after having been appointed by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts, major in From 2006 until his Mathematics, from San Pablo Colleges appointment to the Supreme in San Pablo City, Laguna, in 1970. He Court, Brion had served as in the Cabinet of President earned his Bachelor of Laws from Ateneo Macapagal-Arroyo as de Manila University Law School in the Secretary of Labor and 1974, graduating as cum laude and Employment. class valedictorian. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Ateneo Law Journal. He took the Philippine Bar Examinations andSources: en.wikipedia.org placed first with a bar general average of 91.65%. Brion thereafter practiced law at the Siguon Reyna, Montecillo, and Ongsiako Law Offices.
Diosdado M. Peralta Diosdado M. Peralta (born March 27, 1952) is a Filipino jurist. He was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Peralta graduated from the University of Philippines by Presiden Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law. He t Gloria Macapagal- worked in the private sector before joining Arroyo on January government service as an assistant city 14, 2009. He had been prosecutor in Laoag City and Manila. He Presiding Justice of the Sandiganbayan at was appointed a trial court judge in the time of his Quezon City in 1994, then named to the appointment to the Sandiganbayan in 2002 by President Supreme Court. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He was designated Presiding Justice of the Sandiganbayan in March 2008, and servedSources: en.wikipedia.org in that capacity until his appointment to the Supreme Court.
Lucas P. Bersamin Lucas P. Bersamin (born October 18, 1949) is a Filipino jurist. He was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines by President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo on April • Bersamin earned his undergraduate 2, 2009, and was sworn degree from the University of the into office the following Philippines and graduated from day. He was a member of the University of the East College of Law in the Court of Appeals at 1973. He was in private practice from 1974 the time of his until 1986, when he was appointed a trial appointment. court judge in Quezon City by President Corazon Aquino. He wasSources: en.wikipedia.org elevated to the Court of Appeals by President Arroyo in 2003.
Mariano C. Del Castillo Mariano C. Del Castillo is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. • After graduating from San Beda College, Mariano del Castillo pursued law studies at the Ateneo de Manila University. He joined the Judiciary in 1989 as Municipal Trial Court Judge of San Mateo, Rizal before he was promoted to Regional Trial Court Judge of Angeles City in 1992, and later as Regional Trial Court Judge of Quezon City in 1995, where he was appointed First Vice-Executive Judge. He was appointed CA Justice in 2001. He was active in the Philippine Judges Association where he has served as itsSources: en.wikipedia.org Director, Vice-President for Administration, Senior Vice-President, and Executive Vice-President.
Justice Roberto A. Abad Justice Roberto A. Abad is a lawyer and judge currently serving as Philippine Supr eme Court Associate Justice.• Abad was a Deans Lister at the Ateneode Manila University, where he earned hislaw degree. He first engaged in privatepractice at the Jose W. Diokno Law Officein 1968, and then he joined thegovernment, working as TechnicalAssistant (1969–1973) and AssociateAttorney (1974–1975) at the Supreme Sources: en.wikipedia.orgCourt, supervised by then ChiefJustice Fred Ruiz Castro.
Jose Catral Mendoza Jose Catral A political science graduate of Mendoza is the the University of the Philippines, Jose 168th magistrate Mendoza took up his law studies in of the Supreme the San Beda College of Law where he led the establishment of Lex Talionis Court of the Fraternitas. After passing the 1971 Bar Philippines. Examinations, the young lawyer engaged in private practice and served as legal counsel of private corporations such as the Philippine Banking Corporation, the Manila Electric Co., and the Gokongwei Group of Companies. He also became a senior consular investigator for the United States Embassy before entering governmentSources: en.wikipedia.org service as a senior research attorney in the Court of Appeals in 1977.
Maria Lourdes AranalSereno Maria Lourdes Aranal Sereno (born July 2, 1960) is a Filipino jurist, lawyer and law professor. In August 2010, she was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the first appointee to the High Court of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Sereno is the youngest appointee to the Supreme Court since Cesar Bengzon in 1945, and the 13th woman appointed as a Supreme Court Justice.Sources: en.wikipedia.org
Bienvenido L. Reyes Bienvenido L. Reyes is magistrate of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Sources: en.wikipedia.org
Estela Perlas-Bernabe Estela Perlas- Bernabe (born May 14, 1952, Plaridel, Bulacan) is a Filipino jurist, lawyer and law professor. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the third appointee to the High Court of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.Sources: en.wikipedia.org