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VP Leni's PAO Record

Requested from PAO by R. Escalada at 12:49 AM on Apr 19, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 09/18/1997 - 05/30/1998
Tracking no: #PAO-371559888537

Escalada 12:49 AM, Apr 19, 2022


I was curious about VP Leni's stint in the PAO, and I was hoping if you would be able to provide me with cases she participated in, even if she was not the lead counsel in the case. 

Thank you very much!

PAO 04:46 PM, Apr 21, 2022

April 21, 2022

Dear Rina,

Thank you for your request dated Apr 19, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for VP Leni's PAO Record.

We received your request on Apr 19, 2022 and will respond on or before May 10, 2022 12:49:09 AM, 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-371559888537.

Thank you.


FOI Officer

April 22, 2022

Dear Rina Escalada,


Thank you for your request dated Apr 19, 2022 12:49:09 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for VP Leni's PAO record, particularly, information on the cases she handled as a public attorney.

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.

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Thank you.

FOI Officer

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