Atty. Angel Chona Grace I. Valero-Nuñez, College Secretary, University of Makati School of Law

College Secretary and
Chair, Juris Doctor Program

Lawyer by profession. Advocate of social justice. Public servant at heart.

She earned her Bachelor of Laws degree from the Arellano University School of Law (AUSL) in 2005 after attending San Beda College of Law for three years, and B.A. in Public Administration at the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 1997 graduating as Magna Cum Laude and Batch Valedictorian of the College of Public Administration. On June 15, 2019, she earned her Master of Laws (LL.M) degree at the Graduate School of Law of San Sebastian College Recoletos – Manila where she graduated with honors “Bene Meritus”, equivalent to Magna Cum Laude, and awarded Best in Thesis (“Use of Drones Apropos the Right to Privacy: Legal Framework for Regulation in the Philippines”). She recently attended and completed the Summer School Program on International Cultural Heritage Law at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

She earnestly served in government as a member of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), and subsequently, Barangay Kagawad of Barangay Poblacion, City of Makati, for almost eighteen (18) years, straight. She continues to share her knowledge and experiences/expertise as resource person to the Gender and Development (GAD) Council, Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC), and Social Services Committee, of Barangay Poblacion, Makati.

Atty. Valero was, briefly, the Project Coordinator on Inclusive Mobility of the City Government of Makati and served as a Consultant at the City of Makati for Management and Legal Affairs as well. She was the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer of Duty-Free Philippines Corporation (2106 – 2017).

Teaching is her passion. She began as a part-time professor at the University of Makati at the College of Business Administration in 2006. She also handled the Masteral Class on Educational Legislation and Decision Making at the UMAK College of Education (2014 -2016). She is also a part time professor at the PUP College of Law where she has taught Introduction to Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Research and Thesis Writing, Legal Writing, Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflict, J.D. Thesis, and Basic Legal Ethics. She also teaches Legal Research, Legal Writing, Philosophy of Law, Basic Legal and Judicial Ethics, and Statutory Construction at the Arellano University School of Law.

Currently, she is a partner at CBVNP Law and the College Secretary/Department Chair of the UMAK School of Law (SOL). She handled Legal Research and Thesis Writing, J.D. Thesis, Agrarian Law and Social Legislation, Basic Legal Ethics, Legal Counseling, and was Teaching Assistant to Dean Emeritus Jejomar C. Binay on Introduction to Law.

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