Honoring Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio

October 24, 2019

Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio (center) and his wife Mrs. Ruth Carpio pose for posterity with the officials of the Philippine Judicial Academy led by Chancellor Adolfo S. Azcuna (right) during a testimonial program held in SAJ Carpio’s honor on the occasion of his retirement at the SC Training Center on October 24, 2019. Also in photo are (left) Atty. Sedfrey M. Candelaria, PHILJA Research, Publications and Linkages Office Chief of Office and PHILJA Vice Chancellor (Ret. SC Justice) Romeo J. Callejo, Sr. SC Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe (not in photo), President of the Philippine Women Judges Association (PWJA), was among those who gave tributes to him.  SAJ Carpio received various gifts and tokens from PHILJA, the Judicial and Bar Council, the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), the Court of Appeals, the Sandiganbayan, and the Court of Tax Appeals, and the Office of the Court Administrator (OCA), which organized the event. Also, the PWJA, the Philippine Judges Association, the Philippine Trial Judges League, Incorporated, and the Metropolitan Trial Court Judges Association of the Philippines, the Supreme Court Employees Association, the Supreme Court Assembly of Lawyer-Employees, the Association of Court of Appeals Employees, the Sandiganbayan Employees Association, the Tax Court Employees Association, and the 11 organizations-members of the Philippine Association of Court Employees. Appointed to the High Court on October 22, 2001, SAJ Carpio reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Saturday, October 26. (Caption by Annie Rose A. Laborte; Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)