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Leni Robredo as Public Lawyer

Requested from PAO by R. Bagang at 04:28 PM on Apr 21, 2022.
Purpose: Fact Check
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1997 - 12/31/2012
Tracking no: #PAO-488897656270

Bagang 04:28 PM, Apr 21, 2022


As a concerned citizen, in case Leni Robredo. win the election. I would like to ask an information to our soon to be president, about her portfolio of cases handled when she was/is still in practiced as public lawyer in PAO and when she was a coordinator and lawyer in SALIGAN - Bicol chapter. Could you please provide us the list of these cases during her tenure period as a lawyer?

Thank you,

PAO 04:46 PM, Apr 21, 2022

April 21, 2022

Dear Romel,

Thank you for your request dated Apr 21, 2022 04:28:56 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Leni Robredo as Public Lawyer.

We received your request on Apr 21, 2022 04:28:56 PM and will respond on or before May 12, 2022 04:28:56 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PAO-488897656270.

Thank you.


FOI Officer

April 22, 2022

Dear Romel Bagang,


Thank you for your request dated Apr 21, 2022 04:28:56 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for the portfolio of cases handled by Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" G. Robredo as a former public attorney, and coordinator and lawyer of SALIGAN - Bicol chapter.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested.  As of time of writing, this Office has no record of any report or data pertaining specifically to the cases handled by Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" G. Robredo during her stint as a public attorney, which happened around 25 years ago.   However, kindly take note that per office record, VP Leni served as a public attorney assigned in Naga City District Office  from 18 August 1997 to 30 May 1998, or about nine months.

We also regret to inform you that we our office has no information on VP Leni's stint as coordinator and lawyer of SALIGAN - Bicol chapter, and the cases she handled during the said period, as these matters are beyond the scope of our mandate and function.

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Thank you.

FOI Officer

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