Lorna Patajo-Kapunan

EFFECTIVE

EMPOWERING

Educationi
Pro-Poor Programs
 B.A. Political Science, UP
 Legal Counsel of
(1973)
Kilusang
 Bachelors in Law, UP College
Makabansang
of Law (1978)
Ekonomiya (KME)
ii
Work Experience
which “advocates
economic
 Lawyer (1978-present), with
nationalism and
the reputation as the
iii
champions the fight
“lawyer of celebrities”
against poverty and
 Radio Host (2010-present)
 Chairperson of UNIFEM (UN
corruption”vi
Women) (2010-present)
 TV Host, Weekly Advocacy
Program “Legally Speaking”
(2007)
 Legal Consultant
 Professor
Major Awardsiv
 Institutional Spirituality
Quotient Award by the
Bishops-Businessmen
Conference (2008)
 Outstanding Women of the
University of the Philippines
(1998)
 The Outstanding Women in
the Nation’s Service
Awardee (1995-1998)
 Rotary Foundation District
Service Award (1996-1997)
 Philippine National Police
Plaque of Recognition (1996)
 Stop Trafficking of Pilipinos
Awardee (1995)
 Women
Lawyers
Circle
Award as Child Defender
(1992)
Publicationsv
 Primer On Women’s Rights:
Answers To Questions Most
Commonly Asked (1994,
2000, 2005)

ETHICAL
Misc. Actions
 Former legal counsel
of Janet Napoles,who
was accused of
orchestrating the
pork barrel scamvii


Wives Are Lovers Too (1990)
Widows and Widowers
(2002)

i “Ms. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan, Philippines Council Member.” ASEAN Intellectual Property
Association. Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.aseanipa.org/index.php/organisation/564-lorna-patajo-kapunan
ii Ibid
iii “In the Know: Lorna Kapunan, Lawyer of Celebrities.” Inquirer.net, July 25, 2013.
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/452339/in-the-know-lorna-kapunan-lawyer-of-celebrities
iv “Ms. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan, Philippines Council Member.” ASEAN Intellectual Property
Association. Accessed January 26, 2016.
http://www.aseanipa.org/index.php/organisation/564-lorna-patajo-kapunan
v Ibid
vi “Lorna Patajo-Kapunan.” Kapunan, Garcia, and Castillo Law Offices. Accessed January
26, 2016. http://kapunanlaw.com/index.php/lorna-patajo-kapunan/
vii Gonzales, Yuji. “Lorna Kapunan, Ex-Lawyer of Napoles, Announces Senate Bid.”
Inquirer.net, June 11, 2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/697705/lorna-kapunan-ex-lawyerof-napoles-announces-senate-bid