Guam’s Chief Justice Calls on Bar to Respond to Need for Pro Bono Services

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Guam – Guam Supreme Court Chief Justice Philip Carbullido has issued a challenge to the Guam Bar Association to provide pro bono services to island residents.

In his speech at the annual Bar Association meeting today [Tuesday] at the Fiesta Resort, Justice Carbullido spoke about the “desperate need” for legal services for people who can not afford them.

Read Chief Justice Carbullido’s Speech
   
   
In addition to delivering the keynote address.  CJ Carbullido also presented a Judicial Council Resolution to Chief Justice Emeritus Robert J. Torres recognizing the wealth of contributions to the Judiciary that were made during his three year tenure as Chief Justice.

And Justice Carbullido also swore in the members of the Board of Governors for the 2011-2013 term.

The Board members are Michael A. Pangelinan, Vice-President;  Maria T. Cenzon, Secretary; Georgette B. Concepcion, Treasurer; Cynthia V. Ecube, President; John C. Terlaje, Member-At-Large; and  Hank Parker, Member-At-Large.

 

Chief Justice F. Philip Carbullido Addresses Guam Bar Association at Annual Meeting

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Maria T. Cenzon

 

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Please see attached Press Release and copy of Chief Justice F. Philip Carbullido’s keynote address to the Guam Bar Association membership during today’s Annual Meeting at the Fiesta Resort Hotel in Tumon, Guam. 

 

Attached are photos from the event, courtesy of the Judiciary of Guam.

 

In addition to delivering the keynote address.  CJ Carbullido also presented a Judicial Council Resolution to Chief Justice Emeritus Robert J. Torres recognizing the wealth of contributions to the Judiciary that were made during his three year tenure as Chief Justice.  Finally, CJ Carbullido also swore in the members of the Board of Governors for the 2011-2013 term, namely (From Left to Right): Michael A. Pangelinan, Vice-President; Maria T. Cenzon, Secretary; Georgette B. Concepcion, Treasurer; Cynthia V. Ecube, President; and, John C. Terlaje, Member-At-Large.  Not shown is Hank Parker, Member-At-Large.

 

Should you have any questions regarding the attached press release, speech presentation and photos, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Regards,

 

 

Maria Teresa B. Cenzon

Director of Policy Planning

  & Community Relations

Jucidiary of Guam

Guam Judicial Center

120 West O’Brien Drive

Hagatna, Guam 96910

Tel: 671.475-3278

Fax: 671.477-3184

Email: mcenzon@mail.justice.gov.gu

 

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