Harriet Demetriou
Harriet Demetriou is a Filipino lawyer and was the first Chairwoman of the Philippine election commission, the COMELEC, appointed by President Joseph Estrada. She is one of the only four woman appoint...
Rosalinda Asuncion Vicente
Rosalinda Asuncion Vicente is an Associate Justice of the Philippine Court of Appeals.The Court of Appeals is the second highest judicial court in the Philippines, next only to the Philippine Supreme ...
Pia Cayetano
Pilar Juliana "Pia" Cayetano (born Pilar Juliana Schramm Cayetano on March 22, 1966), popularly known as Compañera Pia or Pia, is a Filipino lawyer, politician, and was the youngest woman elected Sena...
Luzviminda Tancangco
Luzviminda Tancangco is the first non-lawyer woman commissioner of the Philippine Commission on Elections. She was also its first female acting chairman (1998–1999).She served from 1998 to 2004, and i...
Conchita Carpio-Morales
Conchita Carpio-Morales (born June 19, 1941) is the current Ombudsman of the Philippines. She was previously an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.Carpio-Morales is married to E...
Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera
Ameurfina Aguinaldo Melencio-Herrera (born 11 May 1922) served as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 1979-92. She was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, filling th...
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Flerida Ruth Pineda-Romero
Flerida Ruth Pineda-Romero (born August 1, 1929) is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.Born in Tondo, Manila, Romero received a law degree from the University of the Ph...
Katrina Legarda
Katrina Legarda is a prominent Filipino lawyer who specializes in family law, and is an advocate of the rights of women and children.
She graduated from the University of Bristol, England (B.A Ho...
Carolina Griño-Aquino
Carolina Griño-Aquino (October 22, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was a Filipino judge. She served as a Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeals of the Philippines prior to being appointed to the Supreme...
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Minita Chico-Nazario
Minita Chico-Nazario (born December 5, 1939) is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. She was appointed to the court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on February 10, ...
Carmen Planas
Carmen Planas (b. March 23, 1914 - d. 1964), known as "Manila’s Darling", was the first woman to be elected to the Manila City Council, winning a seat in the Capital City Municipal Board by general su...
Alicia Austria-Martinez
Ma. Alicia Austria-Martinez (born Ma. Alicia Austria, December 19, 1940, Manila) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009. She ...
Teresita de Castro
Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro (born October 8, 1948) is an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court. Prior to her appointment to the High Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, she had ...
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Etta Rosales
Etta Rosales (born Loretta Ann P. Rosales) is a Filipino activist, teacher and politician who has served three terms as the party-list representative of the Akbayan Citizens' Action Party to the Phili...
Maria Lourdes Sereno
María Lourdes Aranal-Sereno (born María Lourdes Punzalan Aranal on July 2, 1960) is the 24th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. At age 52, she is the second youngest and the first ...
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Josepha Abiertas
Josepha Abiertas (1894-1929) was a Filipino lawyer and feminist. She was the first woman to graduate with a degree from the Philippine Law School. Abiertas was born in Capiz in the Philippines. She wa...
Leni Robredo
Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo is a political figure in Camarines Sur, Philippines, also known as Leni Robredo. She is a lawyer and the widow of former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.
Born Maria Le...
Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez
Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez (born February 28, 1938) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2000 to 2008. She was the last appointment to ...
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Monina Arevalo Zenarosa
Monina Arevalo Zenarosa is a retired Associate Justice of the Philippine Court of Appeals.The Court of Appeals is the second highest judicial court in the Philippines, next only to the Philippine Supr...
Tecla San Andres Ziga
Tecla San Andres Ziga (born 28 August 1906 in the City of Naga, Camarines Sur) was an award-winning female senator in the Philippines notable for being the first woman in the country to top the bar ex...
Miriam Defensor Santiago
Miriam Defensor Santiago (born 15 June 1945) is a Filipino politician, notable for having served in all three branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative. She was name...
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Estela Perlas-Bernabe
Estela Perlas-Bernabe (born May 14, 1952) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the third appointee to the High Court of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.
Just...
Agnes Devanadera
Agnes Devanadera (former Government Corporate Counsel), is the 41st and first woman Philippine Solicitor General(with office at 134 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippine...
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Cecilia Muñoz-Palma
Cecilia Muñoz-Palma (November 22, 1913 — January 2, 2006) was a Filipino jurist and the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the Philippines. She was appointed to the Supreme Court by Presid...
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Irene Cortes
Irene R. Cortes (October 20, 1921 — October 28, 1996) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and a respected law academician. She was also the first female dean of the Univer...
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