Justice Mario Villamor Lopez is sworn in as the 185th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

December 5, 2019

Justice Mario Villamor Lopez is sworn in as the 185th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines by Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta on December 5, 2019 at the Supreme Court Session Hall.  Witnessing the oath-taking (from left) are Justice Lopez’s daughter Mara Gianina, son Margio Gabriel, and wife Dra. Georgina Lim-Lopez.  Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Lopez was the Chairperson of the Court of Appeals 12th Division in Manila.  He was born on June 4, 1955 in Balaoan, La Union, and he will mandatorily retire on his 70th birthday in 2025.  (Caption by Helen Grace D. Santos; Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)