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2009 Pre-Bar Review

RECOLETOS LAW CENTER
University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R)/San Sebastian College-Recoletos (SSC-R)
Magallanes St., Cebu City, Philippines
Contact Nos.:  (032) 2538020  or  2537900  loc. 265-266

2009 Pre-Bar Review

LECTURER

REMEDIAL LAW

Judge Maria Cristina J. Cornejo

  • Member, Committee in Remedial Law, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial Law
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review

* Dean Virgilio B. Jara

  • Dean, San Beda College of Law; 5th Placer, 1962 Bar Exams
  • Member, Bar Exams Committee in Remedial Law (Philippine Association of Law Schools)
  • Lecturer, San Beda College Bar Review

Dean Carlos M. Ortega

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial Law
  • Former Dean, College of Law, University of the East

* Dean Willard B. Riano

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center, Institute of Judicial Administration
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial & Commercial Laws
  • Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College-Recoletos
  • 20th place – 1981 Bar Exams
  • Author, Textbooks in Remedial Law

* Dean Tranquil G.S. Salvador, III

  • Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review
  • Lecturer, MCLE
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial Law
  • Former Dean, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay

CIVIL LAW

Justice Jose C. Vitug

  • Former Chairperson, Bar Exams Committee (1997 & 2003 Bar Exams)
  • Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Philippines (Ret.)
  • Chairman Emeritus, Commercial Law Department, Philippine Judicial Academy

Justice Alicia V. Sempio-Dy

  • Former Bar Examiner in Civil Law (1999 & 2003 Bar Exams)
  • Vice-Chairman, Civil Law Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  •  5th Placer, 1950 Bar Exams

* Dean Eduardo J.F. Abella

  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review, San Beda College Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial Law
  • Dean, College of Law, Jose Rizal University

* Dr. Ma. Liza A. Lopez-Rosario

  • Doctor in Civil Law (Apto Cum Laude Por Unanimidad), Madrid, España
  • Magna Cum Laude, Faculty of Civil Law, University of Sto. Tomas
  • Lecturer, University of Sto. Tomas Bar Review

* Dean Domingo M. Navarro

  • Former Assistant Dean, San Beda College of Law; 2nd Placer, 1978 Bar Exams
  • Lecturer, San Beda College Bar Review
  • Member, Supreme Court Committee in Special Proceedings
  • Member, Bar Exams Committee in Civil Law (Philippine Association of Law Schools)

Dean Willard B. Riano 

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center, Institute of Judicial Administration
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial & Commercial Laws
  • Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College-Recoletos

* Prof. Crisostomo A. Uribe

  • Lecturer, Arellano University Bar Review
  • Member, Bar Exams Committee in Civil Law (Philippine Association of Law Schools)

POLITICAL LAW

* Assoc. Dean Sedfrey M. Candelaria

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review
  • Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Director of Admission, Ateneo Law School
  • Author, Books in Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law & International Economic Law

* Prof. Edwin R. Sandoval

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Political Law
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review

CRIMINAL LAW

Justice Diosdado M. Peralta

  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review and Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review
  • Presiding Justice, Sandiganbayan

Justice Edilberto G. Sandoval

  • Former Bar Examiner in Criminal Law (1993) and Legal Ethics & Prac. Exercises (1998)
  • Chairman, Criminal Law Department, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Senior Associate Justice, Sandiganbayan

Dean Carlos M. Ortega

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial Law
  • Former Dean, College of Law, University of the East

Justice Efren N. Dela Cruz

  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Associate Justice, Sandiganbayan

Judge Maria Cristina J. Cornejo

  • Member, Committee in Remedial Law, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review and University of  Sto. Tomas Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Remedial Law

* Prof. Teodoro M. Jumamil

  • Lecturer, Arellano Law Foundation

MERCANTILE LAW

Dean Eduardo J.F. Abella

  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review and San Beda College Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial Law
  • Dean, College of Law, Jose Rizal University

Prof. Tristan A. Catindig

  • Former Bar Examiner in Commercial Law (1990 Bar Exams)
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial Law

Justice Japar B. Dimaampao

  • Member, Shari’a and Islamic Jurisprudence Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial and Taxation Laws
  • Associate Justice, Court of Appeals

Sec. Hernando B. Perez

  • President, University of Batangas
  • Former Secretary, Department of Justice
  • Author, Textbooks in various Commercial Laws

* Dean Jose R. Sundiang

  • Author, Textbook in Commercial Law Review
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial Law
  • Former Dean, San Beda College of Law, Dean, Arellano University Law Foundation

* Prof. Ma. Zarah R. Villanueva-Castro

  • Valedictorian, San Beda College of Law
  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center and San Beda College of Law

* Prof. Erickson H. Balmes 

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • M.C.L.E. Lecturer
  • Assistant Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College Recoletos

TAXATION

 Prof. Edwin R. Abella

  • Chairman, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Taxation Law
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center  Bar Review and Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review

* Dean Jonathan P. Capanas, CPA

  • Dean, USJ-R School of Law
  • MCLE Lecturer
  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • Former Revenue District Officer, Large Taxpayers District Office – Cebu
  • Author, Book in Taxation

Justice Japar B. Dimaampao

  • Member, Shari’a and Islamic Jurisprudence Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Commercial and Taxation Laws
  • Associate Justice, Court of Appeals
  • Author of various law books

Prof. Abelardo T.  Domondon

  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Taxation Law
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review
  • Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review
  • Author of various accounting & law books

* Prof. Francisco J. Sababan

  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Taxation Law
  • Former Assistant Dean, College of Law, Jose Rizal University
  • Author, Books in Taxation

LABOR AND SOCIAL LEGISLATIONS

Dean Antonio H. Abad, Jr.

  • Former Bar Examiner in Labor Law (1999 Bar Exams)
  • Lecturer -  Ateneo Bar Review, San Beda College Bar Review, University of Sto. Tomas Bar Review
  • Dean, College of Law, Adamson Univeirsity

* Dir. Jalilo O. dela Torre 

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • 8th placer, 1989 Bar Exams
  • Labor Attache
  • Director, Bureau of Labor and Employment - DOLE

Prof. Domingo M. Disini, Jr.

  • Former, Bar Examiner in Labor Law (1998 & 2000 Bar Exams)
  • Member, U.P. Law Center Bar Exams Expert Committee in Labor Law
  • Lecturer, U.P. Law Center Bar Review

* Prof. Oswald B. Lorenzo

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center and San Beda College Bar Review

Prof. Salvador A. Poquiz

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • Author, Textbook in Labor Law

LEGAL ETHICS & PRACTICAL EXERCISES

Justice Hilarion L. Aquino

  • Former, Bar Examiner in Remedial Law (1998 and 2000 Bar Exams)
  • Chairman, Committee on Legal Ethics & Judicial Conduct, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University Bar Review
  • Dean, College of Law, Cagayan State University

 Justice Efren N. Dela Cruz

  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • Associate Justice, Sandiganbayan

* Justice Hector L. Hofileña

  • Retired Associate Justice, Court of Appeals
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Judicial Ethics & Conducts of the Phil. Judicial Academy
  • Lecturer, Ateneo Bar Review
  • MCLE Lecturer
  • Former Bar Examiner in Civil Law (1998, 2000 & 2001 Bar Examinations)

SPECIAL LECTURERS

Prof. Timoteo B. Aquino (Commercial Law)

  • Lecturer, Philippine Judicial Academy
  • Author, Textbooks in Commercial Law and Torts and Damages

Prof. Erickson H. Balmes (Legal Ethics)

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • M.C.L.E. Lecturer
  • Assistant Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College Recoletos

Prof. Edwin M. Carillo (Legal Forms)

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center

Prof. Cecilio D. Duka (Polital Law, Labor Law)

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • Assistant Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College-Recoletos

Prof. Charles B. Escolin (Special Proceedings)

  • Member, Supreme Court Committee in Special Proceedings
  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center, Arellano University Bar Review & San Beda College Bar Review

Prof. Teodoro M. Jumamil (Political Law)

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center

* Prof. Aquilino “Koko” Ll. Pimentel, III (Bar Review Methods & Techniques)

  • 1st Place, 1990 Bar Exams
  • Lecturer, MBA-JD Consortium, De La Salle University Professor School & Far Eastern University Institute
    of Law

Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez (Bar Methods/Techniques; Commercial Law)

  • Former Dean, College of Law, San Sebastian College-Recoletos
  • Representative, Misamis Oriental
  • Author of various law books

Prof. Ferdinand A. Tan (Legal Forms, Remedial Law)

  • Lecturer, Recoletos Law Center
  • Author, Textbook in Civil Procedure/Criminal Procedure

(*) Recoletos de Cebu Law Lecturers 

(All names listed have schedules in either Pre-Bar or Pre-Week Sessions)

BAR REVIEW  2009 SCHEDULES

  • Bar Review Methods & Techniques - (April 13, 2009) 
  • Commercial Law - (April 14 – 26, 2009)
  • Civil Law - (May 1-24, 2009)
  • Remedial Law -  (June 5-28, 2009)
  • Criminal Law  - (July 3-12, 2009)
  • Labor Law  - (July 17-20, 2009)
  • Political Law - (July 23-29, 2009)
  • Legal Ethics & Exercises -  (August 1-2, 2009)
  • Taxation Law  - (August 4-9, 2009)
  • Special Lectures (Jurisprudence and Critical Areas) - to be announced later

Classes:

  • Fridays - 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturdays/Sundays -8:30 am-12:30 pm/2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NOTE:   SCHEDULE OF CLASSES MAY BE ADJUSTED WITH PRIOR NOTICE AS THE NEED ARISES.

Features:

  • Home of the best bar reviewers  in the country;
  • NO   OVERLAPPING OF SUBJECTS.  EACH TOPIC IS TAKEN  ONE AT A TIME AND EACH REVIEW  PERIOD CONCENTRATES ON ONE SUBJECT ONLY;
  • Free Bar Review materials/notes/handouts;
  • Free use of  law library facilities  and reading area. (first come, first served basis);
  • Free  internet access  for research & reading purposes; 
  • Available parking areas;  
  • Very friendly staff and  deeply sympathetic  and supportive school administration;
  • Mock Bar Examinations, Personal Assessment and Evaluation;
  • Assistance in the Preparation and Filing of Petitions to take Bar Exams;

 (The office will begin accepting Petitions for the 2009 Bar Exams starting June 1, 2009)

  • Free assistance in looking for accommodations in Manila;
  • Your HOME AWAY FROM HOME. 

DON’T LEAVE YOUR PASSING THE BAR TO CHANCES, ENROL NOW!!!!

Enrolment is now going on..

WITH LIMITED SEATS  ONLY

 K N O W  Y O U R  SCHEDULES & REVIEWERS

NOTE: First Week of classes will be done consecutively on April 13-19, 2009 together with the opening activities to make sure that the review course will be finished early to give more time for reviewees to prepare to go to Manila.

Please make the necessary adjustment to your schedule.