Malacanang appoints new Associate Justices for Court of Appeals

Malacanang appoints new Associate Justices for Court of Appeals


Malacanang on Friday released several appointment papers for various positions in the Judiciary.

President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed Gabriel Robeniol and Geraldine Fiel-Macaraig as Associate Justices of the Court of Appeals. Robeniol took over Isaias Dicdican while Fiel-Macaraig replaced Rebecca de Guia-Salvador.

Also released on Friday the appointment papers of Paul Jagmis, Jr. of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 95 in Roxas, Palawan; Romeo Buenaventura of RTC Branch 59 in Lucena City, Quezon; Rudiger Falcis II of RTC Branch 16 in Cavite City, Cavite; Mary Charlene Villas Hernandez of RTC Branch 22 in Imus City, Cavite; Glenda Mendoza-Ramos of RTC Branch 36 in Calamba City, Laguna;

Maria Luwalhati Carandang Cruz of the 4th Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) in Alfonso-General Aguinaldo, Cavite; May Hazel Medija Tagupa of the 2nd MCTC in Silang-Amadeo, Cavite; Liezel Rosario Santiago Mendoza of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) in Tagaytay City, Cavite; Ireneo Lustre of the MTCC in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna;

Conrado Estreller, Jr. of the Municipal Trial Court in Cauayan, Negros Occidental; Mary Ann Charisma Gutierrez-Kho of the MTC in Hinobaan, Negros Occidental; Carmela Mae Mallada-Tunguia of the 12th MCTC in Cabatuan-Maasin, Iloilo; and Clarence Zerrudo of the 1st MCTC in Jordan-Nueva Valencia-Sibunag, Guimaras.

The President also appointed Emmanuel Leido Caparas and Wendell Go as undersecretaries at the Department of Justice; and Marguerite Therese Lucila-Tesoro as undersecretary at the Office of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel. (PNA)


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