BRION, Arturo D.

Part Time
Contact No.: 
+63 (02) 524-6159
Cellphone No.: +63 (947) 890-0018

Born, in Manila, but raised in San Pablo City; High School, Ateneo de San Pablo; Bachelor or Arts, San Pablo Colleges; Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo de Manila Law School; Master of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada.

Private law practice: Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako Law Offices (retired as Senior Partner).  Philippine government service: Director, ILMS, DOLE; Mambabatas, Batasang Pambansa; Deputy Minister of Labor, MOLE; Undersecretary of Labor, DOLE; Undersecretary, Dept. of Foreign Affairs; Associate Justice, Court of Appeals; Secretary of Labor & Employment, DOLE; Associate Justice, Supreme Court.  Ontario government service; Counsel, Legal Service Branch, Ministry of Labour; Counsel, Management Board Secretariat. 

Academic experience: Ateneo Law School, the Far Eastern University Institute of Law, and College of Law, San Pablo Colleges.

Areas of Specialization: 
  • Public Law [Political Law; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Labor Law; Legal Ethics]

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Class Valedictorian & Cum Laude, LL.B. Ateneo Law School, 1974
  • 1st Place, 1974 Bar Examinations, 1975
  • IBP Laguna Chapter President, 1981-83
  • IBP Committee Chairman, Supreme Court, 2013-15
  • Former Member, Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario, 1992-95
  • Philippine Bar Examination Chairman, 2013
Courses Taught: 
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Judicial Review

Master of Laws, Osgood Hall Law School, York University, Canada, 1994; Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo de Manila Law School, Makati City, 1974; Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics), San Pablo Colleges, San Pablo City, 1970; High School, Ateneo de San Pablo, San Pablo City, 1962; Elementary Education, San Pablo Elementary School, graduated in 1958;