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Angelica T. Abon

Leo Francis F. Abot

Joel Adrian C. Alarde

Bryan Gerard T. Antonio

Agatha M. Apolinario

Patrick Edward L. Balisong

Earl Anthony V. Bautista

Paolo Gabriel P. Bautista

Faye Antoinnette L. Bengzon

Kevin Joseph C. Berbaño

Julia Inez M. Blando

Armando M. Bondoc Jr.

Ana Regina A. Buban

Christopher A. Capulong

Reina Marie M. Cayanong

John Dominic P. Censon

Il Young Choi

Maia Freya M. Co

Christiane Claire T. Cregencia

Jamie Lindsey A. Cristobal

Fenina Maria C. De Leon

Richard S. M. De Leon

Angeline Kaye A. De Vera

Rei Luis Anton A. Domingo

Joachim Alfonso P. Dompor

Julia Desiree L. Dy

Rochelle S. Enrile

Sophia Francesca Z. Espinosa

Franhzi T. Ferraris

Danizza Monique D. Fortuna

Dece Christine C. Fulache

Giancarlo Kristoffer D. Gabriel

Raymond Joseph S. Garcia

Rose Ann Joy V. Gonzales

Keisha Trina M. Guangko

Ma. Carina Theresa G. Guanio

Paolo L. Guzman

Trisha Mae B. Guzman

Rafael Miguel A. Hernandez

Julia Patricia C. Herrera-Lim

Sharlene Ann O. Joson

Marcella Maria L. Karaan

Kristi Angeli C. King

Jon Ericson T. Ledesma

Monica Therese B. Lee

Evan Clark P. Lim

Jeric Erwin T. Lim

Yzabel Renee E. Limchoc

Franco Luis G. Lopez

Margaret Laureen C. Lumabas

Armand Karlo G. Lustre

Joseph R. Malcontento

Erickson C. Mariñas

Aaron Daryl P. Marquez

Elijah Joseph A. Mateo

Jose Patricio S. Medalla

John Stephen B. Pangilinan

Lourd Marc Andrew D. Parong

Jose Maria C. Ramos

Patricia E. Ramos

Ara Patrice P. Rillera

Patrice Jane L. Romero

John Matthew D. Ruiz

Liezel Angelique L. Sabaupan

Severino Miguel B. Sanchez

Mariela Marden L. Santiago

Raymond Nhil P. Shappit

Denise Gabrielle E. Simpelo

Nicole Kate P. Tan

Tanya Beatriz Y. Tan

James Patrick L. Urquiola

Rio Mei L. Uy

Joanne Marie R. Valles

Gilda Patrizia A. Veluya

Erica Mae C. Vista

Joe Anthony C. Yarra

Joseph R. Malcontento

jrmalcontento@syciplaw.com


Joseph R. Malcontento is with the Firm's Litigation and Employment and Immigration departments.

Mr. Malcontento regularly assists in the preparation of affidavits, pleadings, motions, and other submissions in civil, criminal, and administrative proceedings before the Court of Appeals, Regional and Municipal Trial Courts, Department of Justice, and other various government agencies.

Mr. Malcontento regularly appears before conciliation-mediation proceedings before the Field Offices of the Department of Labor and Employment. He also assists in: advising clients on a broad array of labor and employment issues, such as compliance with labor standards, termination of employees, legitimate contracting arrangements, and occupational safety and health standards; conducting labor due diligence on domestic corporations and local affiliates, subsidiaries, and representative offices of foreign corporations; and reviewing employment-related documents, such as employment contracts, consultancy agreements, employee handbooks, mandatory workplace policies, contracting arrangements, and quitclaims.

Admission to the Bar

2022, Philippines (with Exemplary Performance)

Education

University of the Philippines (J.D., Dean's Medalist for Academic Excellence, Ranked 7th in the graduating batch of 2020)
University of the Philippines (B.S. Business Economics, magna cum laude)

Publications

Author, "Promoting Public Support for Legal Aid and Raising Legal Awareness Through Legal Aid Advertising and Legal Literacy Campaigns", Integrated Bar of the Philippines Journal, Volume 45, Issue No. 2, September 23, 2020.

Professional Activities

Member, Order of the Purple Feather
Inductee, Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society
Inductee, The International Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi


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