VILLAREAL, Eugenio H.

Status: 
Part Time
Biography: 

Eugenio H. Villareal (Toto) is currently the Chairperson of the Philippine Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). At the time of his appointment, he was a practicing attorney in the fields of litigation, labor law, and media and entertainment law. He also served as General Counsel for the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights up until his appointment.
 
Toto is the Chairperson of Ateneo Law’s Department of Legal Ethics, Philosophy and Theology. He is a Resident Lecturer of the Joaquin Bernas, S.J. Center for Continuing Legal Education, and lectures on Legal Ethics, Media and Entertainment Law, and Legal Writing for the University of the Philippines (UP) Law Center’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program, as well as for those of other institutions and associations. He has also lectured on Philosophy of Law before the Philippine Judicial Academy. 
 
Toto graduated with Second Honors from Ateneo Law in 1988. In 1984, he graduated with the degree of BS Legal Management (Semi-Honors) from the same university. Toto graduated high school Valedictorian from the Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Manila. 
 
Areas of Specialization: 
  • Labor Law
  • Media and Entertainment Law

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (since 1989)

Courses Taught: 
  • Evidence
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Sports and Entertainment Law
  • Legal Technique and Logic
  • Legal Profession
  • Legislative Drafting and Advocacy

Education: 
Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, 1988; Bachelor of Science in Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University College of Arts and Sciences, 1984