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Suite 2205-B, 22nd Floor, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Tektite East Tower, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel. Nos. (632) 8634-07-41/42/43/44/45
Fax No. (632) 8634-07-36

The Firm

Jolinna Ysabelle Mari Almario Chan

Jolinna Ysabelle Mari Almario Chan

Address: BuschingstraBe 11,81677 Munich
Tel. No.: +4915124360832
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Nationality: Filipino
Date of Birth: 09 January 1993

Highly motivated and detail-oriented lawyer and management engineer with experience in the international field, currently finalizing a LL.M in IP & Competition at Max Planck Institute. Equipped with analytical and communication skills, and able to work effectively with different cultures and quickly adapt to new challenges.


WORK EXPERIENCE

03/2017 - 06/2018 

Faculty Research Assistant
Institute of Human Rights - Office of Director Pangalangan, Philippines

  • Research and draft position papers as well as comparative analyses on international law, in particular on the Hague Conventions and international treaties.
  • Research and draft reports regarding the impact of international treaties and conventions on the judicial system of the Philippines.
08/2017 - OS/2018 

Legal Intern
Office of Legal Aid - University of the Philippines

  • Advise and represent in court indigent clients with respect to their criminal, civil, and administrative cases.
  • Draft legal and case-assessments for clients, and compromise agreements.
07/2017

Legal Intern
Poblador Bautista & Reyes Law Offices, Philippines

  • Draft legal opinions for junior and senior associates as well as for the partners of the firm
  • Prepare and submit pleadings
01/2015 -12/2017  

Legal Consultant
Office of the Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV, Philippines

  • Conduct research and technical legislative works.
  • Assist in drafting bills and legislation by doing studies relevant to the subject of the bills.
04/2013 - 06/2014 

Research Assistant/Paralegal
ChanRobles and Associates Law Firm, Philippines

  • Prepare minutes of the meetings
  • Review and classify legal documents
  • Engage in other administrative task

EDUCATION

Since 09/2019

MIPLC LL.M. on IP & Competition

Max Planck Institute in cooperation with the Augsburg University, the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and the George Washington University, Munich (Germany)

08/2014 - 06/2018 

Juris Doctor

University of the Philippines (UP) - College of Law, Philippines

06/2009 - 03/2013

Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering

Ateneo de Manila University (John Gokongwei School of Management)

Specialization on Data Science and Operations Research, Philippines

Fall Term 2011   

Erasmus Student

Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management (Erasmus Program)

06/2005 - 03/2009

Science and Mathematics Scholar

Philippine Science High School- Main Campus (for top 10% students)


CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITES

08/2015 - 05/2018

Deputy Commission for Operations
Bar Exam Operations Commission, UP

Positions:

  • Deputy Commissioner for Operations (2017-2018)
  • Hotel Operations Committee Head (2016-2017)
  • Hotel Operations Committee Deputy (2015-2016)
  • Salubong Event Head

 

08/2015 - 05/2018 

Organizer, Director, Class Head
Law Student Body Government, UP

Positions:

  • Film Director, Freshman Orientation Seminar
  • Head Organizer, Freshman Night
  • Class Head (08/2015 - OS/2018)
08/2017 - 05/2018 

Team Captain, member

Law Swimming Team, Law Football Team, UP


SKILLS & INTERESTS

Language Skills

English: Native Speaker

German: Beginner

Filipino: Native Speaker.

French: Beginner

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word),  - Proficient

iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), Adobe Photoshop, and Prezi

Programming - Elementary

Interests
Politics and current events, playing music (voice, piano, violin, organ, guitar and ukulele), doing sports (swimming, bowling, and football), traveling and learning about different cultures.

Jan Franz Norbert Joselito Almario Chan, Senior Partner

ATTY. JAN FRANZ NORBERT JOSELITO ALMARIO CHAN, R.E.B., J.D., LL.M.
Partner, Corporate and Taxation Division
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EDUCATION

2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

Master of Laws Certificate of Specialization in Energy and Clean Technology Relevant coursework:

Energy Law
Energy Project Development and Finance
Renewable Energy
Corporate Finance
Bankruptcy Law
Venture Financing
Environmental Justice
International Trade Law

2011 - 2015

ATENEO LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor

2007 - 2011

ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science, Major in Legal Management

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

2018 - PRESENT

Member, Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)            

Member, Berkeley Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)

Member, Pilipino American Law Society at Berkeley

Member, Berkeley Club of the Philippines

2014 to 2015

Head, Ateneo Central Bar Operations

2013 to 2014

Coach, Ateneo Colayco Cup Moot Court Competition

2012 to 2014

Labor Law Head, Ateneo Central Bar Operations

2012-2015

Member, Ateneo Society of International Law

From 2007 – 2011 (Undergraduate Degree)

Student Representative, Service Learning Program at Sanata Dharma University (Jogjakarta, Indonesia)


Magistrate,
Student Judicial Court

RESEARCH PAPERS/PROJECTS PREPARED

2015

“The Adverse Effects on Employee of the Unbridled Exercise of Certain Management Prerogatives.” (Published in the Philippine Law Journal)

WORK EXPERIENCE

2019 - 2020

Associate, Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Assistant Corporate Secretary, J.P. Morgan Securities Philippines, Inc. (October 2019 – February 2020)

Assistant Corporate Secretary, HP PPS Philippines, Inc. (November 2019 – February 2020)

Assistant Corporate Secretary, EON, Inc. (December 2019 – February 2020)

2018-2019

Legal Intern, Communities for a Better Environment, California (August 2018 – October 2018)

2016 - 2017

Associate, Migallos and Luna Law Offices

 

ODESSA DELA CRUZ BERNARDO

ODESSA DELA CRUZ BERNARDO
Ll. B., Arellano University, School of Law, 2002
B.S. (Journalism), Polytechnic University of the Philippines
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ATTY. CLARIESSE JAMI MARI ALMARIO CHAN, J.D.
Partner, International Business Development
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EDUCATION
2015 Currently pursuing her Masters in International Economic Law and Policy
Barcelona, Spain
2014 ATENEO LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor
Best Graduation Thesis
2006 -2010 ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Science, Major in Management, Minor in International Business
2008-2009 MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA
NonProfit Social Health Care Management
2002-2006 SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
Fourth Honorable Mention
Consistent Honor Student
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
2015 Panelist, European Law Students' Association (ELSA) World Trade Organization (WTO) Moot Court Competition Asia Pacific Regional Rounds
Panelist, 2015 Public International Law Moot Court Competition (San Beda Mendiola)
2013 to 2014 Awardee, Bayanihan sa Daan Special Recognition and Launch in Malacañang Palace
Petitioner, Writ of Kalikasan and Continuing Mandamus on Road Sharing
Panelist(Chair), 2014 Public International Law Moot Court Competition (San Beda Mendiola)
Artist, Published on Pallas, an art portfolio of Palladium
Commissioner, Commission on Elections and Judicial Appointments (CEJA)
Academics Head, Ateneo Central Bar Operations 2013
2012-2013 Panelist, Mickey Colayco International Law Moot Court Competition
Deputy Commissioner, Commission on Elections and Judicial Appointments
Understudy for Academics Head, Ateneo Central Bar Operations 2012
Participant, ASIL runofts, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
2011-2012 Team Captain, ELSA WTO Moot Court Competition (Indonesia and France)
Only Team Representative of the Philippines in the WTO Moot Court Competition
AsiaPacific Regional Rounds (Indonesia)
. 1st Best Oralist, SemiFinal Round
. 4th Best Oralist, Preliminary Round
. Spirit of Elsa Award
. 3rd Best Team to qualify for the WTO Final Oral Rounds in Montpellier, France
Coach and Volunteer, DFAASEAN Youth Debate
Coach, Mickey Colayco International Law Moot Court Competition Volunteer, Ateneo Central Bar Operations 2010
Volunteer, 2011 Ateneo Law School Freshmen Orientation Deputy Commissioner, Commission on Elections and Judicial Appointments
Artist and Member, Blue Pixel Ateneo Modern Visual Arts Society
2010 - 2011 Participant, ELSA WTO Moot Court Competition (Taiwan) Research Assistant and Student Observer for the Philippine Team competing in Taiwan, Taipei.
Volunteer, Ateneo Central Bar Operations 2010
Deputy Commissioner, Commission on Elections and Judicial
Appointments
Member, Ateneo Society of International Law (ASIL)
Research Assistant, Sta. Maria Cup Persons and Family Relations Moot Court Competition
Participant, 2010 Mickey Colayco Cup Moot Court Competition on
International Law
Participant, ASIL runofts, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
From 2006 - 2010 (College)

Student Representative, Service Learning Program at Sanata Dharma University (Jogjakarta, Indonesia)
Magistrate and Finance Officer, Student Judicial Court
Project Head of SelfEnhancement Workshop, Pathways
Associate Logistics Commissioner, Ateneo COMELEC
Project Director, AMA Kapitkamay Social Entrepreneurship Challenge
Project Head, Camp Math of Ateneo Math Society
1st Runner Up, Social Entrepreneurship Challenge

RESEARCH PAPERS/PROJECTS PREPARED
2014

"Awards and Reliefs of Illegally Dismissed Employees: What Law
States and What Jurisprudence Grants"

Best Graduation Thesis (Published)

2010 Corporate Audit on Chan Robles and Associates Law Firm
WORK EXPERIENCE
2012-2013 Intern, Clinical Legal Education and Development
2012 Intern, Abaya & Elias Offices
2012 Intern, Ponce Enrile Reyes and Manalastas Law Offices
PERSONAL BACKGROUND

Born on November 22, 1989 in Quezon City. Varsity of Ateneo Bowling Team from 2010-2014. Has effective oral and written communication skills in English and Filipino. Studied basic Chinese, Japanese, German and French. Proficient in MS Office, MS Powerpoint and MS Excel. Creative, dedicated, works well under pressure, hard worker, quick learner, organized and efficient.

LEA MARIE SUMANGA PICAR

LEA MARIE SUMANGA PICAR

Bachelor of Laws, School of Law, Arellano University, Manila, 1997
B. S. Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University, 1990
Valedictorian, School of Law, Arellano University, 1997
Executive Director, ChanRobles Professional Review, Inc.
Executive Director, ChanRobles LawNet, Inc.
Professor of Law, School of Law, Arellano University, 2000-2005
Ateneo Scholarship Foundation Awardee, Ateneo de Manila University, 1986-1990
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation Scholarship Awardee, 1982-1990
Consistent Dean's Lister, Ateneo de Manila University, 1986-1990
Top Ten, Graduating Class, De la Salle-Lipa, 1986
Principal's Award, De la Salle-Lipa, 1986
Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines

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