Manila Bulletin

JBC: 96 court vacancies

- By JEFFREY G. DAMICOG

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is looking for applicants who can fill at least 96 positions as judges in various courts in the country. The JBC announced that those interested should submit their respective applicatio­ns on or before April 24.

“The date of actual receipt by the JBC of the applicatio­ns and complete documentar­y requiremen­ts shall be deemed as the date of filing,” read the announceme­nt posted by Supreme Court (SC) Clerk of

Court and JBC Ex Officio Secretary Edgar Aricheta.

“Qualificat­ions of applicants shall be reckoned from the said deadline” he added.

The vacancies are for judgeship positions in four judicial regions including 27 in Region IX; 29 in Region X; 16 in Region XI and 24 in Region XII.

Meanwhile, the JBC announced that there are 30 applicants so far who have applied for the vacant positions as presiding judges.

They are Ma. Veronica Abutan, Dennis Aguila, Elena Aguilar, Glenn Paul Armamento, Heidi Bacolor-Ragsac, Ma. Paz Besonya, Edwin Buffe, Russel Dalisay, Angela Kristine De Guino-Royandoyan, Shiela Dasco Del Rosario, Eric Anthony Dumpilo, Reigi Estillero, Gladys Follero-Moreno, Marcelino Gonzales II, Nerissa Guirao, Alvin Landicho, Jennie Ann Lagronio, Jorge Manaois Jr., Enrico Mantuano II, Charlene Clara Mendoza, Ma. Cecilia Moldez, Perly Anne Pe, Divina Lea Pedriguerr­a, Jeicqpoi Politico, Maria Cristita Rivas-Santos, Jam Tristan Sulit, Rachelle Tandoc-Ricabierta, Sergio Duke Villar and Crescencio Cortes Jr.

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