Joan de Venecia majored in Authorized Administration on the Ateneo de Manila College the place she graduated with honors in 2001. She then went on to review regulation on the College of the Philippines Faculty of Regulation. She additionally graduated class valedictorian with a cum laude distinction. Throughout her time in UP, she did authorized analysis entitled, “The Silent Witness Towards Torture: Making the Case for Recorded Interrogations.”
She was an award-winning debater and adjudicator, collaborating in quite a few tournaments within the Philippines and in different components of the world, defeating champion debaters from throughout. She bagged the Finest Oralist Award on the Asia Cup Worldwide Regulation Moot Court docket Competitors 2004 in Japan and was a finalist finest speaker on the Jean-Pictet IHL/Purple Cross Competitors that was held in France in 2005. Throughout the Philippine Bar Examinations of 2005, she ranked first among the many 1,526 examinees that handed the stringent checks.
Joan de Venecia is at the moment taking her Masters in Regulation at New York College Faculty of Regulation with focus on Worldwide Authorized Research. She is on full tuition scholarship from NYU below the Hugo Grotius Scholarship and a Senator J. William Fulbright grantee as nicely. She is a Graduate Editor for the NYU Journal of Worldwide Regulation and Politics.
After graduating from regulation college, Joan de Venecia joined the SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez and Gatmaitan, which is claimed to be the most important regulation agency within the Philippines. Except for training regulation, Joan de Venecia additionally taught Public Worldwide Regulation on the Lyceum of the Philippines College-Faculty of Regulation in Makati Metropolis. She was additionally a daily lecturer for bar examinees, educating Procedural Regulation and Taxation. Joan de Venecia is at the moment a member of the Asian Society of Worldwide Regulation. Based on numerous interviews, she hopes to hitch a non-government company sooner or later in an effort to additional the reason for the poor and the oppressed. She is well-known to colleagues as someone who hated those that appeared down on the underprivileged.
Joan de Venecia is the niece of Pangasinan congressman Jose de Venecia, Jr. Her father, Tony, now deceased, was de Venecia’s elder brother and a retired lawyer and choose in Dagupan Metropolis. Whereas she hails from a political household (her half-brother, Alex, is councilor in Dagupan), she has but to precise a want to hitch politics herself. Her pursuits lie on easier pleasures corresponding to fascinating conversations, studying and watching motion pictures.
She has additionally been identified to precise opinions which can be at odds together with her household. For example, in 2006, she did not share her uncle’s help for President Gloria Arroyo’s Proclamation 1017, higher generally known as the 2006 State of Emergency within the Philippines. At the moment, Rep. Jose de Venecia was nonetheless a staunch ally of the administration. Based on Joan, it was mistaken to declare a state of emergency after an alleged coup d’état try in Camp Aguinaldo. The authorized group questioned the constitutionality of the mentioned proclamation and was one of the vital controversial actions by the nation’s president.