ROSALES, Maria Luisa Isabel L.

Status: 
Part Time
Biography: 
 
Luisa Rosales taught Public International Law and Introduction to Law with Dean Sedfrey M. Candelaria, served as a consultant for the Ateneo Pre-bar Assessment Simulation System, and collaborated with the Dean and Blessilda Abad-Gamo in the conceptualization and eventual teaching of “The Judicial Mind,” an elective focusing on the judiciary. She also taught Legal Writing and Succession at DLSU College of Law. 

After clerking for Supreme Court Justice Roberto A. Abad and † Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Norberto Y. Geraldez, she served as a court attorney for Justice Abad.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science and minor in English Literature (with Honors as the Political Science Departmental Awardee) in 2007 and Juris Doctorate in 2011 from Ateneo. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in the same year. She went on to be the only representative of the Philippines in the 2015 class Harvard Law School where she focused her work on process, procedure, judicial reform, and dispute resolution. Following her fellowship with HLS, she returned as an associate at Legaspi Rosales Law Offices and as a consultant on judicial reform for The Asia Foundation.
 
Areas of Specialization: 
  • political law
  • process and procedure
  • negotiation and dispute resolution
  • judicial reform

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Plaque of Recognition, Supreme Court of the Philippines 2013 (for work on the National Conference for the Revision of the Rules of civil Procedure)
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines, 2012

Courses Taught: 
  • Judicial Mind (elective)
  • Public International Law
  • Introduction to Law

Education: 
Master of Laws, Harvard Law School 2015; Juris Doctorate, Ateneo de Manila School of Law 2011; Bachelor of Arts (Major in Political Science, Minor in English Literature), Ateneo de Manila University 2007