Justice Gaerlan, Justice Singh Feted by QCRTCJA
July 28, 2023
Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel H. Gaerlan (seated, center) and Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh (seated, fifth from right) pose for posterity with their former colleagues in the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Judges Association (QCRTCJA) led by its President, Judge Jocelyn A. Solis-Reyes of the Quezon City RTC Branch 211 during a testimonial luncheon held in their honor on July 26, 2023 at the Hall of Justice in the Quezon City.
Justice Gaerlan was appointed Presiding Judge of QC RTC, Branch 92 in 2004. In 2009, he was named Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals (CA), a post he held until his promotion to the Supreme Court in 2020.
On the other hand, Justice Singh served as Presiding Judge of QC Metropolitan Trial Court, Branch 31 from 2002 until 2007, when she was promoted to Presiding Judge of the QC RTC, Branch 85. In 2014, she was appointed Associate Justice of the CA, a post she held until her appointment to the High Court in 2022.
Both Justices Gaerlan and Singh were given a token and a plaque of appreciation in recognition of their appointment as Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, thus giving honor and prestige to the QCRTCJA. (Courtesy of the Supreme Court Public Information Office)