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List of notable or famous lawyers from the Philippines, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in the Philippines and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to the Philippines. You might also be interested in famous Filipino judges and famous professors from Philippines. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Filipino lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Philippines is included when available.

These people, like Adel Tamano and Evelio Javier include images when available.

This historic lawyers from the Philippines list can help answer the questions "Who are some Filipino lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Philippines?" These prominent lawyers of the Philippines may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Filipino lawyers.

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Abdulwahid Bidin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from The Philippines
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Abdulwahid A. Bidin was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Appointed by President Corazon Aquino in 1987, he was the first Filipino Muslim named to the country's High Bench. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1925-1999)

Birthplace: Sitangkai, Philippines

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Adel Tamano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from The Philippines
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Adel Tamano is a Filipino lawyer and politician. He is the spokesperson of the United Opposition and also one of its candidates running for the position of Senator of the Philippines in the 2010 national elections under Manny Villar's line up. He was the President of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Lanao del Sur, Philippines

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Alex Lacson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from The Philippines
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Alexander L. Lacson is a Filipino lawyer, author, lecturer, philanthropist and politician best known as the author of "12 Little Things Every Filipino Can Do To Help Our Country.", and for having run in the 2010 Philippine Senatorial Election. Because of the significance of Lacson's advocacies in a country faced with as the Philippines', one biographer has noted that "Alexander Lacson is more than just an author – he is a nation-builder." ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Kabankalan, Philippines

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Alvaro Antonio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from The Philippines
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Alvaro Antonio

Alvaro Trinidad Antonio, also known by his nickname Bong or Ambong is a Filipino politician, who is the incumbent Governor of Cagayan. He is a former pro-bono lawyer at the Citizen's Legal Action Office and a former Mayor of Alcala. ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Alcala, Cagayan, Philippines