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Republic of the Philippines
Supreme Court


The Supreme Court, through the Society for Judicial Excellence, has officially launched the 2010 Search for Outstanding Judges and Clerks of Court.

Once again, the general public is invited to send in their nominations for the different awards with their corresponding resumés of the nominees and the reasons for their nomination on or before 30 April 2010. The categories are Regional Trial Court Judges; Metropolitan Trial Court/ Municipal Trial Court in Cities/ Municipal Circuit Trial Court/ Municipal Trial Court Judges and Shari’ a Circuit Trial Court Judges; Clerks of Court (First and Second Level Courts) and Branch Clerks of Court (First and Second Level Courts). All nominations should be addressed to the Permanent Secretariat, Society for Judicial Excellence, 2nd Floor, Supreme Court Annex Building, Padre Faura Street, Manila, with Telefax No. (02) 523-1301 and Mobile No. 0918-9307585 or through e-mail at

In selecting the awardees, the Society for Judicial Excellence, through its Board of Judges, will take into consideration, among others, their integrity and moral character as public servants and private citizens, demonstrated competence, efficiency, effectiveness, independence of mind, judicial decorum, and knowledge of law.

The Society is chaired by Supreme Court Justice Bernardo P. Pardo (Ret.), with Court of Appeals Justice Portia Aliño-Hormachuelos as Vice Chairperson, Supreme Court Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez (Ret.) as Chairperson Emeritus, Court of Appeals Justice Apolinario D. Bruselas, Jr. as Secretary, Regional Trial Court Judge Rosalina Luna Pison (Ret.) as Treasurer, and Supreme Court Justice Diosdado M. Peralta as Auditor. The Society for Judicial Excellence will work in coordination with the Supreme Court in their joint pursuit and recognition of excellence in the judiciary.

The Awards Ceremonies will be held on 17 September 2010 at the Supreme Court.

Note: e-mail sent to me by SC Committe on Judicial Excellence
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