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Associate Justice

Associate Justice Adolfo B. Azcuna

Tenure: October 17, 2002 - February 16, 2009
Appointed by: G. Arroyo

Birthdate: February 16, 1939

Place of Birth: Katipunan, Zamboanga Del Norte

Children: Anna Maria, Ma. Beatriz, Ma. Margarita, Miguel Enrique

Name of Spouse:Maria Asuncion Anunario

  1. Dipolog Public Elementary School
  2. St. Vincent College High School (valedictorian)
  3. Barchelor of Arts, Ateneo de Manila
  4. Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo de Manila, 1962 (cum laude)
  5. 4th Placer, Philippine Bar, 1963
  6. Certificate in International Law and Jurisprudence, Salzburg University,
  7. Salzburg, Austria, 1981

Professional Career:
  1. Professor, Ateneo de Manila, 1967-1986
  2. Delegate, 1971 Constitutional Contention
  3. Member, 1986 Constitutional Commission
  4. Presidential Legal Counsel, Office of the President, 1987-1990
  5. Press Secretary, 1991
  6. Presidential Spokesman, 1991
  7. Director, Development Bank of the Philippines, 1990
  8. Chairman, Philippine National Bank, 1991
  9. Partner, Azcuna, Arroyo, Chua and Caedo Law Office
  10. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. 2002
  11. Chairperson, Committee on Computerization and Library, 2006-2009
  12. Chairperson, Subcommittee on the Revision of Rules on Civil Procedure
  13. Co-Chair, Committee on Gender Responsiveness in the Judiciary
  14. Chancellor, Philippine Judicial Academy, 2009


Professional and Civil Organizations:
  1. Member, Philippine Society of International Law
  2. Member, Rotary Club of Las Pinas
  3. Member, Knights of Columbus 6238
  4. Member, Philippine Bar Association



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