Junior Associates

 

APRIL CARMELA B. LACSON received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities and Master of Arts in Political Economy, magna cum laude and valedictorian, from the University of Asia and the Pacific in 2006. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines in 2012, cum laude, and placed third in the Bar Examinations of the same year. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation, Labor, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Taxation and Immigration.

ANA PATRICIA R. TOBIAS received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication degree (cum laude) in 2008 from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the same University in 2012. She has an LLM in Public International Law (with Distinction) from Queen Mary University of London, where she received the Public International Law Prize for earning the best mark in her specialism. She was also a Chevening Scholar of the United Kingdom for AY2016-2017. She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences, Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb), and the UP Delta Lambda Sigma Sorority. She is also a part-time Lecturer at the Institute of Law, Far Eastern University, Makati City. Her practice areas include: Civil, Commercial, and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Corporate Law; Intellectual Property Law; and Immigration.

JOSEPH G.M.D. DE JESUS received from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2006, his Bachelor of Science in Management, Major in Communications Technology Management degree and in 2007, his Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University where he graduated with Second Honors in 2013. His fields of legal practice include: Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Immigration; Intellectual Property.

SANDRA MAE T. MAGALANG received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration, summa cum laude and valedictorian, from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 2010. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines in 2014, where she graduated cum laude and salutatorian. She placed third in the Bar Examinations of the same year. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation, Labor, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Taxation and Immigration.

CIELO MARJORIE A. GOÑO received her Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2010. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree (cum laude and class salutatorian) from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2015. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial, Criminal Litigation; Corporate Law; Labor Law; Family Law; Intellectual Property Law; Banking and Securities; Real Property Law.

OSWALD P. IMBAT received his Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2011. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree (Dean’s Medal) from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2015, where he graduated fifth of his class. His fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Corporate Law; Labor Law; Intellectual Property Law; Banking and Securities; Real Property Law; and Taxation.

MICA MAURINNE M. ADAO received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines where she graduated magna cum laude in 2011. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree also from the University of the Philippines where she graduated with Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence in 2015. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Intellectual Property Law; Immigration.

JAYSON C. AGUILAR received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (summa cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2011. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree (cum laude, valedictorian) from the University of the Philippines in 2015. He placed third in the bar examinations of the same year. His fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Banking, Securities and Finance; Real Property Law; Industrial and Intellectual Property Law.

JUSTA AUREA G. BAUTISTA received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 2011. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree (Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence) from the University of the Philippines in 2015 and was admitted to the Bar in 2016. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Real Property Law; Intellectual Property Law; and Immigration.

KATHERINE MICHEL V. TECSON received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Economics (honorable mention) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2007. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree (Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence) from the University of the Philippines in 2015. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Real Property Law; Intellectual Property Law; and Immigration.

ENRICO EDMUNDO D. CASTELO II received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2012. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2016. He served as an Editorial Board Member of Philippine Law Journal in 2015. He was a Finalist in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2014. He was elected President of the UP Law Debate and Moot Court Organization in 2015-2016. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society and Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences. His fields of legal practice include Civil, Commercial, Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Corporate Law; Banking, Securities and Finance; Real Property Law; Taxation; Labor Law; Industrial and Intellectual Property Law.

GERARDO J. DIAZ JR. received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines in 2012. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines in 2016. His fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Real Property Law; and Taxation.

ANDRES L. LICAROS III received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (magna cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2012. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2016. He participated in the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition twice, with his teams winning the regional championship in 2013, and finishing as Finalist in the International Rounds in 2014. He was awarded as best speaker for the Regional Rounds and 3rd best speaker for the International Rounds in 2014. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society and Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences. His fields of legal practice include Civil and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Corporate Law; Real Property Law; Taxation; Labor Law; Industrial and Intellectual Property Law.

ELEONOR DYAN R. GARCIA received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2011. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree (second honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2016. She was an editor of the Ateneo Law Journal from 2013 to 2016. Her fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Labor Law; Corporate Law; Real Property Law.

CHARLES RICHARD C. AVILA JR. received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2012. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree (2nd honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2016. His fields of legal practice include: Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Commercial Arbitration; Labor Law; Corporate Law; and Real Property Law.

PATRICIA P. GERALDEZ received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics (magna cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2010. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree (valedictorian) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2016.