SRI recently welcomed a new member to its Advisory Board. Noel G Tijam is a Filipino lawyer who was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte on March 8, 2017. Prior to his appointment, he was a Justice of Court of Appeals from 2003 to 2017.
Before being appointed to the Supreme Court Noel Tijam was a senior member of the appellate court’s 11th division. He is a professorial lecturer at the Philippine Judicial Academy where he is part of the Remedial Law Department. He handles subjects on pre-trial and trial skills, legal ethics, oral advocacy, legal writing and remedial law.
“We are delighted to have Noel on our Advisory Board,” said Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of SRI.”We are looking forward to the invaluable contribution that his expertise and experience will make to the Board.”