Atty. Laserna candidacy; IBP Leyte Chapter board; election, Feb. 26,2011, Tacloban City.

Candidate for DIRECTOR
Election: February 26, 2011, Sat., 9:00 AM
Hacienda Verde, Utap Rd., Brgy. Utap
Tacloban City (near Leyte Home Depot)


Bar Exams

3RD Place, 1984 Bar Exams, 90.95% (22% passed); no UP Law examinee landed in Top Ten (for first time in bar exams history). See (lawyers list).

Law Academe

Professor of Law and Pre-Bar Reviewer, Far Eastern Univ. (FEU), Manila,
1985-2006 (retired). See; and search
• Private Corporate Law, Public International Law, Criminal Procedure,
Property Law, Land Titles, Persons and Family Relations,
Obligations and Contract.
• Under mentorship of Hon. Neptali Gonzales II (deceased), FEU law dean and Senate President of the Phils.

Bar Leadership

Member, Integrated Bar of the Phils. (IBP), LEYTE Chapter, August 2010 to the present.
Vice President, Integrated Bar of the Phils. (IBP), Pasay Paranaque Las Pinas Muntinlupa (PPLM) Chapter, 2005-2007
Director and Secretary, IBP PPLM Chapter, 1995-2005
Founder, President, and Chairman, Las Pinas City Bar Association (LPBA), Inc.,
2001-2005. See Search
Board Consultant, LPBA, 2005-2011.
Founder, Mary Immaculate Parish Lawyers League, Las Pinas City, 1987.
Member, International Bar Association, 1993
Associate Member, American Bar Association, 1993
Member, Philippine International Law Society, 1993
Member, UP Alumni Association, 1979
Member, FEU Law Alumni Association, 1985

Law Practice

Specializes in litigation and appellate practice, 1985 to the present.
Owner, Manuel J. Laserna Jr. Law Office, Tacloban City, 2010 to the present.
140-B Real St., Tacloban City 6500 (beside People’s Center)
Managing Partner, Laserna Cueva Mercader Law Offices, Las Pinas City,
Managing Partner, Laserna Paguinto Valmores Law Offices, Makati City, 1989-1992
Owner, Manuel J. Laserna Jr. Law Offices, Manila, 1985-1989.
Manager, Visayas Department, Phil. Coconut Producers Fed. (Cocofed), 1975-1994
In-House Legal Counsel, Cocofed Manila, 1985-1994
• Under mentorship of Accra Law, Makati City, 1986-1992.
Argued twice before the Supreme Court en banc (re: multi-billion Cocofed, Cocobank, San Miguel sequestration cases, 1986-1988)


Master of Laws (candidate), Univ. of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila, 1998-2000
• Graduate Studies Fellow of the FEU Educational Foundation
Bachelor of Laws, Far Eastern Univ. (FEU), Manila, 1980-2984
• Cum Laude, 1984
• Cocofed Law Scholar, 1980-1984
• Editor In Chief, Far Eastern Law Review, 1983-84
• Chairman, FEU Bar Operations Committee, 1983
• Councilor, FEU Law Student Council, 1980-84
A.B. Journalism, Univ. of the Phils. (UP), Diliman, Quezon City, 1971-75
• Meralco Educational Grantee, 1971-73
• UP Grants In Aid Scholar, 1973-75
• Section Editor, UP Philippine Collegian, 1973-75
• Co-Founder, UP Tau Omega Mu Fraternity, 1972
• Cadet Officer, UP ROTC, Diliman, Quezon City (Battalion Level), 1971-73
• Councilor, UP Manila Student Council, 1971-73
Basic Management Program, Asian Inst. Of Management (AIM), Makati City, 1978.
• Cocofed Management Scholar (non-degree), AIM, 1978
High School, FEU Secondary Laboratory School (SLS), Manila, 1967-71
• Consistent Valedictorian, 1st to 4th yrs.
• Editor, FEU SLS Gazette, 1969-71
• President, FEU SLS Student Council, 1971
Elementary, Jose Rizal Elem. School, Pasay City, 1961-67
• Mentally Gifted Class. 1966-67
• Literary Editor, Rizaliana, id.


Mother (Paulita Pinon Juanir) is a native of Palompon, Leyte (US citizen).
Father (Manuel Aguilar Laserna) was a native of Kalibo, Aklan (deceased).
Married to Dr. Efleda Bautista-Laserna, April 28, 2010, Tacloban City.
• Dean, Graduate School, Divine Word Univ., Tacloban City (ret.)
• 3rd Nominee and Region 8 Coordinator, ACT Teachers Party List, 2010 to the present
• Holds two (2) Ph.D. degrees in Education and Guidance Counseling, Germany and Manila
• Advocacies: environment, human rights, education, youth, disaster relief, hunger and poverty reduction.
• Native of Dulag, Leyte; resident/voter of Tacloban City.


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Mobiles: 0926 7192859; 0923 4390442 (primary contact)
Landlines: Tacloban – (053) 3253363 (look for Dr. Efleda B. Laserna)
Las Pinas – (02) 8062970 (look for Mrs. Machelle L. Adricula).
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