2 top-rated lawyers join Corona defense team
MANILA, Philippines—Two seasoned lawyers have joined the powerhouse legal team of Chief Justice Renato Corona, days before his impeachment trial opens on January 16.
Ramon Esguerra and Tranquil Salvador III officially entered their appearance in the Senate impeachment court last Monday.
“The undersigned counsels, for and in behalf of CJ Corona, most respectfully enter their appearance as co-counsel in the above-entitled case,” their entry of appearance, a copy of which was released Tuesday, stated.
Esguerra is the now resigned general counsel of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, while Salvador is with the Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De los Angeles law office.
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