Roberto A. Abad


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. Later, he worked as counsel for the Equitable Banking Corporation and its officers and branch managers during the  ( Wikipedia article )


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Ateneo de Manila University

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