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Joan Roshen M. Dueñas
Senior Associate

Joan Roshen M. Dueñas graduated from the De La Salle University in 2009 with Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Major in Legal Management. She subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law in 2013 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar the succeeding year. She is currently handling civil and criminal cases as well as corporate matters for the firm.

Angeline B. Salazar
Associate

Angeline B. Salazar graduated from the University of the Philippines Manila with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences major in Area Studies (Asia). She received her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from the De La Salle – Graduate School of Business and Far Eastern University – Institute of Law consortium and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2019. Prior to joining the Firm, she served as Legal Officer and Acting Corporate Secretary at the Nayong Pilipino Foundation, a government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) under the Department of Tourism. She is currently handling civil and criminal cases as well as general corporate matters.

Daniel Francis C. Aldeza
Associate

Daniel Francis C. Aldeza graduated from the Manila Times College School of Journalism with a degree in AB Journalism. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Arellano University School of Law in 2019 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2020. He had his legal internship in the Court of Appeals. He is currently handling civil, criminal, and labor cases, as well as corporate matters for the firm.

Frederick B. Lagrada, Jr.
Associate

Frederick B. Lagrada, Jr. graduated from Technological Institute of the Philippines – Manila with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. He obtained his Juris Doctor Degree with Second Honors from Far Eastern University – Institute of Law (2021).

While in law school, FBL worked as a legal assistant where he is mostly engaged in labor disputes settlement and corporate compliance.

Jasmine Marie J. Balbanero
Associate

Jasmine Marie J. Balbanero graduated from Ateneo de Manila University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Management. She subsequently obtained her JurisDoctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 2020, took the 2020/2021 bar examinations in 2022 and was admitted to the Philippine bar the same year.

She has written numerous articles for Ateneo Law School’s official student publication, The Palladium. She has also worked as a legal intern in two of the country’s top law firms and as a student associate in the Ateneo’s Clinical Legal Education Program. She is currently handling both litigation and corporate matters for the firm.

David D. Elevazo
Associate

David D. Elevazo graduated from the University of the Philippines-Diliman with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree at the University of the Philippines College of Law (UP Law) in 2021 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2022.

While in law school, he did his internships at the Office of Legal Aid and Law Internship Center, both at UP Law, and at the Public Attorney’s Office-Parañaque City District Office.  He was also a student volunteer at UP Law Helps, an online legal assistance initiative by the UP Law Community for matters relating to CoViD-19.

Aileen Love H. Reyes
Associate

Aileen is a graduate of De La Salle University – Manila with a degree in AB Political Science. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Ateneo De Manila University- School of Law in 2022.  While in law school, she worked as a legal intern in a Makati-based law firm where she assisted in handling corporate and litigation matters. At the height of the pandemic, she took part in the Ateneo Online Legal Assistance Program as a student volunteer.

Kiara Louise T. Baliwag
Associate

Kiara Louise T. Baliwag graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree in Public Administration in 2018. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Santo Tomas in 2023 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in the same year. While in law school, she served as the Subject Head for Labor Law and subsequently as the Executive Committee Head for Criminal Law under the Academics Committee of UST Law’s Bar Operations.

Ferdinand Elbert D. Jomilla Jr.
Associate

Ferdinand Elbert D. Jomilla Jr. was admitted to the Philippine Bar in May 2023. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Legal Management, and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the San Sebastian College Recoletos – Manila School of Law. He currently assists the firm in civil and employment litigation, as well as in corporate matters.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ferdinand worked for more than a year in tax consulting and litigation with one of the country’s biggest accounting firms. In law school, he participated in the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot and the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, subsequently going on to serve as coach for following teams. He has also written articles published in different law journals, with one pending publication for late 2024.

Thea Angela Javier-Nimor
Associate

Thea Angela Javier-Nimor graduated from the University of San Carlos with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the same school in 2023 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in May of the same year. She currently handles corporate and litigation matters of the firm.

John Lorenzo Z. Santiago
Associate

John Lorenzo Z. Santiago graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Management. He subsequently obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law with second honors distinction in 2022.

While in law school, he worked as a legal intern in two Makati-based firms and as a student associate of the Ateneo Legal Services Center. He is currently handling both litigation and corporate matters for the firm.

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