List of University of the Philippines College of Law alumni

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This is a list of alumni notable in their own right of the University of the Philippines College of Law (U.P. College of Law), having obtained their LL.B.[1] from the College. For a list of notable University of the Philippines graduates, see University of the Philippines people.

Government of the Philippines[edit]

Executive branch[edit]

Presidents[edit]

Vice Presidents[edit]

Cabinet officials[edit]

Solicitors-General[edit]

Diplomats[edit]

  • Romeo A. Arguelles, '55, Ambassador to the Netherlands (2002–2009 & 1992-1994), Japan (1999-2001), Germany (1996-1999), Peru (1988-1992); Consul General in San Francisco (1976-1986), New York (1994-1996) - Alpha Phi Beta
  • Lauro L. Baja, Jr., '60, Ambassador to the United Nations (2003-2007) - Alpha Phi Beta
  • Willy Gaa, '70, Ambassador to the United States (2006-2010) - Upsilon Sigma Phi
  • Jose Ingles, '32, United Nations official - Upsilon Sigma Phi, UP Vanguard Fraternity
  • Rafael M. Salas, '53, first head of United Nations Population Fund[13] - Sigma Rho

Other Executive Branch officials[edit]

Judicial branch[edit]

Chief Justices of the Supreme Court[edit]

Associate Justices of the Supreme Court[edit]

Carolina Grino-Aquino,
Class of 1950.

Legislative branch[edit]

Jovito Salonga,
Class of 1946.

Senate Presidents[edit]

Ferdinand E. Marcos, 1963-1964

Senators[edit]

Juan Ponce Enrile,
Class of 1953.

Speakers of the House of Representatives[edit]

Representatives[edit]

Heads of Constitutional Offices[edit]

Notable local government executives[edit]

Other national political figures[edit]

Academe[edit]

Social activism[edit]

  • Leandro Alejandro, '83; student activist
  • Clarence Agarao, '81; human rights lawyer
  • Cipriano Cid, '26; labor leader
  • Romeo Capulong, '57; human rights lawyer -Sigma Rho
  • Voltaire Garcia, '67; student activist - Alpha Phi Beta
  • Nasser Marohomsalic, '81; human rights lawyer, Commissioner on Human Rights- Alpha Phi Beta
  • Antonio Oposa, '82; environmental activist
  • Charito Planas, '60; human rights lawyer, environmental activist
  • Arno Sanidad, '80; human rights lawyer
  • Pablito Sanidad, '67; human rights lawyer
  • Domingo Toh Santiago, '66; former immigration lawyer in Seattle, WA. Dominic(name anglicized upon naturalization in the United States), an ethnic Chinese whose family had been in the Philippines since the 1910s, was the first actively practicing immigration lawyer in Seattle and the State of Washington that had hailed directly from the Philippines. He had also earned a JD from the University of Washington School of Law in 1977.
  • Evalyn Ursua, '90; women's rights
  • Al A. Parreno, '03; human rights lawyer -Sigma Rho

Industry[edit]

Arts[edit]

Literature[edit]

News and entertainment industry[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Zorayda Ruth Andam, '04; Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2001; television host; commercial endorser
  • Anna Theresa Licaros - Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2007; commercial endorser - Portia Sorority
  • Gabby Roldan-Concepcion, '90; television newscaster and host with GMA and RPN
  • Jose Mari Velez, '70; television newscaster with ABC and GMA, - Scintilla Juris
  • Danilo L. Concepcion '83 DZMM announcer; Law professor U.P college of Law - Upsilon Sigma Phi

Print journalism[edit]

  • Billy Balbastro, '62; entertainment columnist -Sigma Rho
  • Daisy C.L. Mandap, '85, print and broadcast journalist, Manila and HK
  • Ma. Lourdes (Honey) B. Oliveros, '94, lifestyle columnist, travel magazine Editor-in-Chief - Portia Sorority

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Beginning 2008, graduates of the College were conferred a Juris Doctor degree
  2. ^ Also served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, 1936-1942; 1948 presidential candidate; Elected Senator, 1951-1957
  3. ^ Also elected Senator, 1959-1965; Senate President, 1962-1965
  4. ^ Also elected as Vice-President, 1945-1948; Senator, 1925-1931
  5. ^ Also served as Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1922-1933
  6. ^ Also elected Senator, 1970-1972
  7. ^ Also elected Senator, 1957-1972, 1992-1995; Senate President, 1966-1967
  8. ^ Also elected Representative from Maguindanao
  9. ^ Also elected as Representative of Bulacan
  10. ^ Also elected as Representative of Pangasinan, Governor of Pangasinan. Vice-presidential candidate, 1998
  11. ^ Also elected as Representative of Tarlac, 1998-2007
  12. ^ Also served as Governor of Pampanga
  13. ^ Also served as Executive Secretary during Marcos administration
  14. ^ Also served as Commissioner, Commission on Elections
  15. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1973-1985
  16. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1945-1961; Judge of the International Court of Justice, 1967-1976
  17. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1966-1975
  18. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1991-1998; COMELEC Chairperson, 1988-1991; incumbent Ambassador to the United Nationa
  19. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1986-1988; elected to Philippine Senate, 1995–1999 and served as Senate President, 1998-1999
  20. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1967-1979
  21. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1962-1975, and as Speaker of the Batasang Pambansa, 1978-1984
  22. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1970-1985
  23. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1941-1951
  24. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1993-2006
  25. ^ Also served as Associate Justice, 1986-1988; PCGG Commissioner, 1986
  26. ^ Also served as Speaker of the National Assembly, 1939
  27. ^ Also served as Secretary of Justice; U.P. Law Dean
  28. ^ Also elected to House of Representatives, 1987-1998
  29. ^ a b c Also served as U.P. Law Dean
  30. ^ a b Also served as Secretary of Justice
  31. ^ Also elected to Philippine Senate, 1959-1965
  32. ^ "SC Justice Carolina Griño-Aquino passes away". Sun.Star. 2012-12-24. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  33. ^ Also elected governor of La Union, 1968-1977
  34. ^ Also President of 1986 Constitutional Convention, M.P. from Quezon City, 1984-1986
  35. ^ Also served as Secretary of Labor, 1996-1998
  36. ^ Also elected as first president of the IBP; appointed to Commission on Human Rights, 1986-1987
  37. ^ Also served as Ombudsman, 1988-1995
  38. ^ Also elected Antique governor, 1951-1955; Executive Secretary during Macapagal administration
  39. ^ Member of Senate, 1987-1998, 2001–present. Also served as Executive Secretary, Secretary of Agriculture
  40. ^ Member of Senate, 1995-2007. Also served as Secretary of Labor, Secretary of Justice, and Executive Secretary during Aquino and Ramos administrations
  41. ^ 1998 presidential candidate; Secretary of National Defense, 1970-1986; Secretary of Justice, 1968-1970; Representative from Cagayan, 1978-1986, 1992-1995; Senator, 1987-1992, 1995-2001, 2004–present
  42. ^ Member of Senate, 1966-1973, 1987-1992; 1992 presidential candidate
  43. ^ Also served as Secretary of Agrarian Reform
  44. ^ Also served as Representative of Cavite
  45. ^ Also served as COMELEC Chairman (1973-1980), Representative from Nueva Vizcaya
  46. ^ Also elected Governor of Pangasinan
  47. ^ Also elected Governor of Iloilo.
  48. ^ Also served as Chairman, National Telecommunications Commission
  49. ^ Also elected Governor of Camarines Sur
  50. ^ Also served as Executive Secretary
  51. ^ Also elected Vice Governor of Aklan

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