Roberto A. Abad Politician

Justice Roberto A. Abad is a lawyer and judge currently serving as Philippine Supreme Court Associate Justice. Abad was a Dean's Lister at the Ateneo de Manila University, where he earned his law degree. He first engaged in private practice at the Jose W. Diokno Law Office in 1968, and then he joined the government, working as Technical Assistant (1969–1973) and Associate Attorney (1974–1975) at the Supreme Court, supervised by then Chief Justice Fred Ruiz Castro. In 1975, he joined the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). In 1985, he was promoted to Assistant Solicitor General, a post he held for about a year before setting up his own law firm. He has rendered free legal aid for the Free Legal Assistance Group, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and the Angels of Hope Orphanage, Pulong Bunga, Silang, Cavite. He has conducted weekend training for lay and religious catechists for the Archdiocese of Manila. From 1988-1990, he worked as legal consultant for the presidential committee on the nuclear power plant under the late Justice Secretary Sedfrey Ordoñez.

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Date of birth
May 22nd, 1944




1. Ateneo de Manila University Colleges/University

The Ateneo de Manila University (also referred to as "Ateneo de Manila" or simply "the Ateneo;" Filipino: Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila, Spanish: Universidad Ateneo de Manila) is a private teaching and research university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. It began in 1859 when the City of Manila handed control of the Escuela Municipal de Manila in Intramuros, Manila, to the Jesuits. It was then a state-subsidized school. It became a private school during the American occupation of the Philippines, and has moved from Manila to its current location. It received its university charter in 1959.

Type Private school
Institution colors
December 10th, 1859
Katipunan Avenue, 1108 - Quezon City, Metro Manila
Local tuition
2013. 115 K ₱
Official web page
Wikipedia article

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Notable alumni by career
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People attended Ateneo de Manila University connected by profession and/or age

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