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SA&M Attorney John De La Merced Featured on Balitang America

By March 7, 2019 No Comments

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles attorney John De La Merced was featured in Balitang America, a news program that airs on “The Filipino Channel”—a major television outlet for Filipino-Americans and Filipinos globally. John, current president of the Philippine American Bar Association, has some big things planned in the legal world –  including bringing more Filipinos to the Bench.

“This year, we’re kinda happy to add on to what PABA has done for the community this year we’re making a big emphasis on really being involved in the Filipino American community locally,”

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John De La MercedJohn R. De La Merced is an attorney at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP and is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group, representing clients in commercial, intellectual property, and real estate disputes in federal court, state court, and arbitration.  His experience encompasses all aspects of the litigation process, including managing client matters, drafting operative pleadings and responses, law and motion practice, discovery, mediation, client counseling, and assisting in arbitration and trial. Prior to joining the firm, John was an associate at a large international law firm where he represented clients in complex trust and estate litigation and commercial litigation matters. An active member of the community, John is the President and a member of the Board of Governors for the Philippine American Bar Association, the oldest and largest local association of Filipino-American lawyers in the United States.  John is also a proud member of the UCLA School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, and the St. Thomas More Society of LA Advisory Committee.  In 2018, John was a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of LA County Board of Governors.  John further enjoys mentoring current and future law students, as well as junior attorneys in the Southern California area.

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