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Chief Justice Pedro L. Yap

Tenure: April 18, 1988 - July 01, 1988
Appointed by: Aquino

Birthdate: July 01, 1918
Died: November 20, 2003
Place of Birth: San Isidro, Leyte

  1. Elementary : San Isidro, Leyte
  2. Secondary : Cebu Provincial High School
  3. Associate in Arts (magna cum laude), U.P. Cebu Junior College
  4. Bachelor of Law (cum laude), University of the Philippines
  5. Master of Laws in International Law (LLM) and Doctor of Juridical Science (JSO), New York University
  6. 1st Placer in Bar Exam, 1946
Professional Career:
  1. Partner, Salonga, Ordofiez, Yap and Associates Law Office, 1967-1985
  2. Law Professor, College of Law, University of San Carlos, 1949-1985
  3. Member, Board of Trustees, University of San Carlos, 1971-1974
  4. Director of U.P. Law Alumni Association, 1986
  5. Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Good Government
  6. Associate Justice, Supreme Court, April 1986
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