Bernardo P. Pardo
Bernardo P. Pardo
|142nd Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines|
September 30, 1998 – February 11, 2002
|Appointed by||Joseph Estrada|
|Chairman of the Commission on Elections|
February 17, 1995 – October 8, 1998
|Appointed by||Fidel Ramos|
|Preceded by||Christian Monsod|
|Succeeded by||Luzviminda Tancangco|
February 11, 1932 |
Manila, Philippine Islands
|Spouse(s)||Zenaida C. de Dios|
Bernardo Pardo (February 11, 1932) is a former Philippine Supreme court Associate justice and a former Comelec Chairman. He was appointed by former Philippine President Joseph Estrada. He was born in Manila, to San Isidro, Nueva Ecija natives, Dr. and Mrs. Leopoldo G. Pardo, and is married to Zenaida C. De Dios, with whom he has 4 children: Lourdes, Bernardita, Mercedes Patricia, and Victor.
He graduated high school at Letran College, with honors, in 1950. He was a graduate of Law from the University of Santo Tomas in 1955, and passed the bar examinations with a bar rating of 81.55%, on March 6, 1956. He was a fellow at the Academy of American and International Law, at the University of Texas, USA in 1978.
He practiced law, by having been a lawyer in Jose W. Diokno Law Office, 1955-1961. He was Solicitor, in the Office of the Solicitor General, 1971-1974. He was Acting City Judge, Manila, 1965-1967. He was CFI Judge of Caloocan City, from 1974-1983, RTC Judge of Manila, Br. 43, from 1983-1993, and CA Justice from 1993 to 1995. He was promoted Chair of the COMELEC from 1995 until his appointment to the Supreme Court in 1998.
He was appointed by Joseph Estrada on September 30, 1998. He retired on the 11th of February 2002.
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