CONCEPCION L. JARDELEZA
Associate Professor of Law
Professor Jardeleza obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1971) and Bachelor of Laws (1975) degrees from the University of the Philippines and subsequently passed the Bar Examinations in 1976. Previously, she was an American Field Service Scholar and Entrance Scholar of General William Mitchell High School in Colorado, USA.
Professor Jardeleza is the current Associate Dean of the UP College of Law. At present, she teaches classes in Legal Profession and Sales. Prior to becoming Associate Dean, she was Officer in Charge of the Information and Publication division of the UP Law Center. She is also a former College Secretary and Director of the evening program, and has worked with the UP Law Center in various capacities since 1994. Her areas of interest include legal reforms and legal ethics.
She has also contributed to several law publications. She has been an editor of the Philippine Law Report, the ASEAN Law Journal, and other publications of the UP Law Center. She has written on subjects including the Code of Professional Responsibility, the anti-VAWC act, the Philippine judicial system, and dispute resolution in the Philippines.