MELO, Jorge Alfonso C.

Status: 
Part Time
Contact No.: 
+63 (02) 889-6060
Biography: 

Coby is a partner at Zambrano and Gruba Law Offices and specializes in court litigation, dispute resolution, and special projects. Among his notable professional engagements prior to joining the firm were his stints as Legal Staff Head of the Independent Commission to Address Media and Activists Killings (2006 to 2007) and as Legal Consultant of the Commission on Elections under the Office of the Chairman (2008 to 2010).
 
He obtained his degree in BS Legal Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1993 and his Juris Doctor (with honors) from the same university in 1997. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar the following year. As a student in Ateneo Law, Coby was an intern of the Ateneo Human Rights Center and served as Editor-In-Chief of the Ateneo Law Journal.
 
Areas of Specialization: 
  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (since 1998)
Courses Taught: 
  • Special Proceedings
  • Special Civil Actions
  • Provisional Remedies
  • Modes of Discovery
Education: 
Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, 1997; Bachelor of Science in Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University College of Arts and Sciences, 1993