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Chief Justice Andres R. Narvasa


Tenure: December 08, 1991 - November 30, 1998
Appointed by: Aquino

Birthdate: November 30, 1928
 
Place of Birth: Manila

Education:
  1. Elementary : Colegio de San Juan de Letran, 1938 (salutatorian)
  2. Secondary : Arellano High School, 1945 (valedictorian)
  3. Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 1951 (magna cum laude)
  4. 2nd Place, Bar Exam of 1951
  5. Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, April 15, 1992
  6. Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), University of Santo Tomas, November 21, 1992
  7. Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), Angeles University Foundation, April 1, 1993
Professional Career:
  1. Law Practitioner since 1952
  2. Head, Andres R. Narvasa & Associates
  3. Professor of Law, 1952
  4. Bar Reviewer, 1959
  5. Legal Counsel, University of Santo Tomas, 1973
  6. Dean, Faculty of Civil Law, University of Santo Tomas, 1967 – 1973
  7. Vice-Rector for Student Affairs, University of Santo Tomas, 1969 – 1972
  8. Member of the Board of Trustees, University of Santo Tomas, 1974
  9. President of the Faculty Club, University of Santo Tomas, 1969
  10. Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, April 11, 1986
  11. Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines, December 8, 1991
Awards:
  1. Award of Distinction, University of Santo Tomas, February 28. 1972
  2. Award for Outstanding Achievements in Legal Education, Faculty of Civil Law, University of Santo Tomas, September 2, 1981
  3. Appreciation Certificate, UST College of Nursing, 1970
  4. Certificate of Appreciation and Recognition, 1st Summer Seminar on Educational Management, University of Santo Tomas, May 1972
  5. Appreciation Certificate, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas, August 11, 1973
  6. Plaque of Appreciation, Faculty Association of UST, October 18, 1978
  7. Award for Meritorious Service, Faculty of Civil Law, September 2, 1981 & September 4, 1982
  8. Plaque of Appreciation, 1953 Law Class of UST, March 26, 1983
  9. Award as Most Outstanding Honor Graduate for 1983 – 1984 for exemplary public service, July 28, 1984
  10. Plaque of Merit as Most Outstanding Alumnus of Faculty of Civil Law, UST Alumni Foundation, Inc., September 1, 1984
  11. Papal Award Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, May 1977
  12. Human Rights Award, Concerned Women of the Philippines, December 9, 1984
  13. Ninoy Aquino Movement for Freedom, Justice, Peace and Democracy of the United States of America, August 1985
  14. Knight Grand Cross of Rizal, June 19, 1992
  15. Outstanding Manilan ’93, 422nd Araw ng Maynila Executive Committee, June 24, 1993

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