DOJ welcomes 23 new judges

MANILA -- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday announced 23 new appointees to first-level courts in the country.

The newly-named judges of municipal/metropolitan trial courts (MTCs) and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts (MCTCs) are:

1) Tobias, Ludovino Joseph Augusto L. Jr. -- 4th MTC, Bagac-Morong, Bataan

2) Salaria, Juliet Sangalang -- 2nd MTC, Orani-Samal, Bataan

3) Oamil, Ana Florence Cuntapay -- MTC in Cities, Balanga City, Bataan

4) Hernando, Cherry Chiara L. -- MTC, Calumpit, Bulacan

5) Almonte, Bienvenido B. Jr. -- MTC, Pandi, Bulacan

6) CaAete-Elefante, Mary Kwen -- MTC, Obando, Bulacan

7) Lorenzo, Edmond B. -- MTC, Sta. Maria, Bulacan

8) Bartolome, Ryan Philipp L. -- MTC in Cities, Branch 1, San Jose Del Monte City, Bulacan

9) Balagtas-Alzate, Ninethz L.T. -- MTC, Aliaga, Nueva Ecija

10) Encinares, Chertl Gamalinda -- MTC, Bongabon, Nueva Ecija

11) De Guzman, Leah A. -- MTC, General Tinio, Nueva Ecija

12) Ayungo, Theodorick K. -- MTC, Nampicuan, Nueva Ecija

13) Gumpal, Dante Gil D. -- MTC, San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija

14) Apacible, Jennifer Grospe -- MTC, Talavera, Nueva Ecija

15) Largo, Nelson V. -- MTC in Cities, Branch 3, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija

16) De Jesus, Cheryl Anna Tungpalan -- MTC, Branch 1, Guagua, Pampanga

17) Esman, Persel G. -- MTC, Branch 2, Guagua, Pampanga

18) Maulion-Jocson, Mischelle R. -- MTC, Lubao, Pampanga

19) Alfonso, Marvic C. -- MTC, Porac, Pampanga

20) Ferrer-Alejandre, Maria Zenaida V. -- MTC, Sta. Rita, Pampanga

21) Reyes, Robert Christopher F. -- MTC in Cities, Branch 1, Angeles City, Pampanga

22) Pichay, Chona Guiao -- MCTC, Macabebe-Masantol, Pampanga

23) Sagun, Denise A. - MTC, San Narciso, Zambales.

Source: Philippines News Agency