Atty. Ma. Luz S. Arzaga-Mendoza – General Managing Partner

Atty Marilu is the Senior and Managing Partner of the MENDOZA ARZAGA-MENDOZA LAW FIRM.

Educated in the Philippines, Marilu, as she is called by friends and clients, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. She was admitted as an entrance scholar to law school and graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1980. Upon being called to the Philippine Bar in 1981, Marilu joined a law firm specializing in Banking and Corporate law.

In 1982, Marilu established her own law practice, in partnership with her husband, Atty. Leo Luis P. Mendoza. She was also a professor in San Sebastian-Recoletos, Manila, where she taught Corporation Law. Marilu went on to post-graduate studies in the United States and she worked for a law firm in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A. She is also a member of Legal Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) from 2015 up to present.

ATTY. Leo Luis P. Mendoza (Deceased)

Atty. Leo has been engaged in active law practice for more than 30 years. Prior to putting up the MENDOZA ARZAGA-MENDOZA LAW FIRM, he was the counsel for a University /Hospital, then joined a law firm in the Metro Manila area where he was the Managing/Supervising Attorney.

He was a consultant for a local government unit (City) and has practiced extensively in public law in both the courts of law and in administrative bodies and tribunals. The various issues presented included municipal taxation, boundary disputes between cities and municipalities, real property taxation, and judicial and administrative remedies for the collection of taxes.

His other areas of practice include criminal and civil litigation, immigration and deportation proceedings, appellate practice in both the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court, Estate and partition proceedings, Land registration and Agrarian Law practice.

Atty. Mendoza also possesses exposure to International Law, having worked in a law firm in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A.