Serafin R. Cuevas
|Serafin R. Cuevas|
|106th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines|
1 June 1984 – 16 April 1986
|Appointed by||Ferdinand Marcos|
|Secretary of Justice|
July 1, 1998 – February 15, 2000
|Preceded by||Silvestre H. Bello III|
|Succeeded by||Artemio Tuquero|
25 June 1928|
Bacoor, Cavite, Philippine Islands
|Died||9 February 2014
|Alma mater||University of the Philippines
Far Eastern University
Early life and education
Cuevas was born on 25 June 1928 in Bacoor, Cavite. He went to Las Piñas Elementary School for his elementary education and to the University of Manila for his secondary education. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1952 and passed the bar examination the same year.
Cuevas started his career as a professorial lecturer at the College of Law of the University of the Philippines and at the Institute of Law of the Far Eastern University. Afterwards, he became an Assistant Fiscal of the City of Manila and then a Judge to the Court of First Instance.
Before his appointment as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court of the Philippines on May 31, 1984, he was an Associate Justice of the Intermediate Appellate Court.
- "Associate Justice Serafin R. Cuevas". Supreme Court E-Library. 2012. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
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