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  • Mariano Marcos (1897 - 1945)
    Mariano Marcos was a lawyer and a congressman from Ilocos Norte, Philippines, from 1925 to 1931. More here:
  • Marcelo H. del Pilar (1850 - 1896)
    Marcelo H. del Pilar was a celebrated figure in the Philippine Revolution and a leading propagandist for reforms in the Philippines. Popularly known as Plaridel, he was the editor and co-publisher of t...
  • Ramon Mercado Durano (1905 - d.)
    Don Ramon M. Durano is a Filipino businessman and politician who served in congress for Danao. Resources McCoy, Alfred W. "An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines". Madison: U...
  • Ramon Gonzales Duterte (1901 - d.)
    Ramon Duterte is a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as vice-mayor and mayor of Cebu. Aside from becoming a judge of the Court of First Instance, Ramon was also a Law professor at the Universit...
  • Rodrigo Duterte
    Rodrigo Duterte is the 16th President of the Philippines. Indicted before the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. Resources "22 Things To Know About Duterte Harry". Boracayi...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on notable lawyers of the Philippines. Dates of when they passed the bar or membership to the Philippine Bar and its precursors follow the name. Topnotchers of the Bar Exam are so marked. Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.



  • Adolfo Brillantes, 27 September 1920, 1st Place


  • Felipe Calderon, Member, Colegio de Abogados de Filipinas.
  • Jose C. Campos Jr., 06 June 1950
  • Fred R. Castro, 21 December 1936
  • Marciano P. Catral, 10 November 1934, 1st Place
  • Roberto Concepcion, 16 January 1925, 1st Place
  • Gloria T. Conti



  • Enrique Estrellado, 18 November 1935, 1st Place




  • Cesar A. Kintanar, 03 January 1928, 1st Place








  • Tecla R. San Andres, 13 October 1930, First woman to top the Bar
  • Leonardo T. Siguion Reyna, 01 April 1948
  • Lorenzo Sumulong, 07 December 1929, 1st Place




  • Felipe Ysmael, 04 October 1917, 1st Place

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the project, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)

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