Miss World PH candidate Shaila Rebortera aspires to become an ‘honest lawyer’

Doris Mondragon 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Miss World aspirant Cebuana Shaila Mae Rebortera shares on Instagram her childhood dream—to become an ‘honest lawyer.’ Despite taking a different path from what she dreamed of as a child, Rebortera said she was still…

Who is Atty. Rex Fernandez?

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/27/2021

  (Updated) MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –Just hours after the killing of Atty. Rex Fernandez in a broad daylight ambush in Cebu City, the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) – Cebu Chapter released a statement condemning the ruthless killing…

Another lawyer in Cebu killed

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another lawyer was shot dead in Cebu just barely a month after a similar incident happened. Police in Danao City confirmed that Lawyer Baby Maria Concepcion Landero-Ole was killed by still unidentified killers…

Special Investigation Task Group created for Cebu lawyer’s ambush

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/27/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) will be created by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to focus on the investigation of the killing of Lawyer Luis Wee. Wee was gunned down by still…

2 lawyers shot in Cebu in less than 2 months

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A lawyer was gunned down here in broad daylight on Monday, November 23, 2020, just six weeks after an almost similar incident also occurred to a fellow lawyer in Lapu-Lapu City. The Integrated…

Planting is never fun

Victor T. Reyes - @inquirerdotnet 10/21/2020

Ask any lawyer what he wants to do after retirement and, most likely, he will tell you—farming. And that’s exactly what most of my lawyer friends and I did after semi-retiring from the very busy and tension-filled…

Lapu police has persons of interest in lawyer’s ambush

Alven Marie Timtim 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The investigators of Station 2 of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) now have persons of interest who may be involved in the attempted ambush of Lawyer James Joseph Gupana. The investigator of the case,…

IBP-Cebu urges police to solve shooting incident involving lawyer

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of lawyers here in Cebu is urging investigators to immediately solve Saturday’s shooting incident involving a lawyer. Lawyer Ria Lydia Espina, president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Cebu Chapter (IBP-Cebu),…

Lawyer wounded in daytime ambush in Lapu-Lapu

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 10/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 74-year-old lawyer survived an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen at past 9 a.m. today, October 10, 2020 in Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City. Lawyer James Joseph Gupana suffered gunshot wounds in his left arm…

Police files charges against lawyer, Cebu City councilor for posting unverified COVID-19 info

Alven Marie Timtim 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police has filed the charges against Lawyer Rommel Rosito and Cebu City Councilor Niña Mabatid for posting separate unverified information about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. Rosito is facing charges for violating…

Lawyer nabbed for spreading unverified info about COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 50-year-old lawyer, who allegedly posted unverified information related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is under police custody. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central…

Lawyer, who survived January 3 shooting attack in Dumaguete, dies in hospital

Florence Baesa 01/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — After 10 days of fighting for his life, a lawyer who was shot and wounded by still unidentified gunmen, died in a private hospital in Dumaguete City at around 2 p.m.,…

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