Cyrus B. Goco

Field of Study / Research: LLM Law

Program: Fulbright - Philippine Program - Students

Profile

Philippine Affiliation: Supreme Court of the Philippines, Oriental Mindoro

U.S. Affiliation: Northwestern University, Evanson, IL

 

Education:

Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Master of Law (August 2017- June 2018)

Ateneo de Manila University, School of Law, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Philippines, Juris Doctor (2000-2004)

Ateneo de Manila University, School of Arts and Sciences, Quezon City, Philippines, Bachelor of Arts, Major in Economics (1995-1999)

 

Employment:

Municipal Trial Court of Socorro, Socorro, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, Presiding Judge, July 11, 2014 – present (appointed by the President of the Philippines on July 3, 2014)

Municipal Trial Court of Victoria, Victoria, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, Acting Presiding Judge, August 24, 2016 – present (designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on August 8, 2016)

Municipal Trial Court in Cities of Calapan City, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, Acting Presiding Judge, February 4, 2015 – present (designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on January 30, 2015)

Faculty Member, Divine Word College of Calapan, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, Faculty Member (April 2005 – present)

Regional Trial Court, Branch 39, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Clerk of Court (August 11, 2005 – July 10, 2014)

Faculty Member, Luna-Goco Colleges School of Law, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, Faculty Member (2010 –2011)

Publications
Book: ADVANCED CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (Central Book Supply, Inc., 2015)

Article: Beyond Puerto v. Court of Appeals and Pascual v. Ramos: The Rigidity of the Usury Law and the Economic Rationale of Central Bank Circular No. 905, 48:1 ATENEO LAW JOURNAL 97-118 (2003)

White Paper: “An Overview of the Administration of Justice in Oriental Mindoro,” submitted to Representative Reynaldo V. Umali, Chairman, Committee on Justice, House of Representatives of the Philippines (2016)
Service
  • Co-Chairman, Municipal Committee on Anti-Trafficking and Violence Against Women and their Children, Socorro, Oriental Mindoro (2016 – present)
  • Vice President, First Level Trial Court Judges Association, Oriental Mindoro Chapter, (2014 – present)