Bernice C. Mendoza

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Professional Background

Ms. Mendoza obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2010, where she was awarded the Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence and was a member of the Order of the Purple Feather, the College's Honor Society. She served as the Secretary and Academic Reforms Commissioner of the Law Student Government in 2008-2009 and 2009-2010, respectively, and was also Education and Training Co-head of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) from 2009-2010.

She graduated cum laude in 2006 from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in A.B. Communication and a minor degree in A.B. Philosophy.

Prior to joining Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia, Ms. Mendoza was an associate of the Litigation Department of Villaraza Cruz Marcelo & Angangco, where she had been working shortly before she was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2011.