Election Lawyers & Attorneys

At Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices, our Philippine election lawyers possess extensive experience in assisting hopeful politicians and incumbent local elective officials before, during and after campaign and elections, which include among others, services during pre-election, counting of ballots, canvassing, representation in pre-proclamation controversies, election protests and quo warranto proceedings. In order to ensure that our clients are assured of clean, honest and fair elections, our Philippine election lawyers conduct seminars for the candidate’s watchers and campaign staff to brief them on election law and policies. Our Philippine election lawyers work round the clock during critical periods of the campaign and election day to give our clients the competitive legal edge to win.

The First Chairman of our Philippine Election law Department is Atty. Norieva De Vega, who is a professor of law in the subjects of political, administrative, constitutional, international and election law. On the other hand, Atty. Krisanto Karlo Nicolas sits as Second Chairman. For more information about our legal services, please visit our website www.ndvlaw.com

Atty. Norieva D. de Vega - Senior Partner, Philippine Election Lawyer

Atty. Norieva D. de Vega obtained her Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law where she graduated Class Salutatorian . She also received the Silver Medal Second Honors award. Moreover, she was bestowed the Silver Medal for Academic Excellence for her achievements in the field of academics. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Atty. De Vega is a law professor at the De La Salle Graduate School of Business -Far Eastern University Institute of Law, the Philippines' first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program, where she teaches Political Law Review to graduating law students. Political Law is a compendium of law subjects namely administrative, constitutional, election, local government, public officers and international law. She is also a thesis/dissertation defense panelist.

In addition to teaching, Atty. De Vega is a broadcaster and hosts a radio show entitled "Mind Your Own Business" aired every Wednesday from 11 am to 12 noon at DZRJ 810 AM, the first English format AM station in the Philippines.

Atty. De Vega has handled countless of election law cases for Philippine politicians holding various elective positions.
She may be contacted through the following particulars:
E-mail: ndevega@ndvlaw.com

Atty. Krisanto Karlo E. Nicolas - Senior Partner, Philippine Election Lawyer

Atty. Krisanto Karlo Nicolas, one of the Founding Partners, obtained his Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, where he graduated with Honors and was awarded the Silver Medal Second Honors award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Atty. Nicolas specializes in administrative, civil and criminal litigation. He is an experienced litigator, having handled countless civil, criminal and administrative cases before various courts and quasi-judicial tribunals in the country.
You may reach him through:
E-mail: knicolas@ndvlaw.com

Atty. Jan Paulo DL. Dino - Junior Partner, Philippine Election Lawyer

Atty. Dino has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Santo Tomas. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, Major in Business Administration from the same university.

Prior to joining the firm, Atty. Dino worked as a legal editor and lawyer for a provider of digital content services and solutions.
Atty. Dino specializes in election litigation.

Atty. Carlo B. Marquez - Senior Associate, Philippine Election Lawyer

Atty. Marquez has a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Prior to joining the firm, Atty. Marquez served as a research assistant for the Ateneo Human Rights Center.

The true epitome of an efficient and competent legal counsel, Atty. Marquez has not faltered in his quest for legal excellence.He has efficiently assisted politicians with regard to election law concerns.

Atty. Joeben T. de Jesus - Senior Associate, Philippine Election Lawyer

Atty. De Jesus has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sto. Tomas, the oldest existing university in Asia. Furthermore, he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the same university where he was bestowed with the Best Thesis Award.

A passionate and dedicated advocate, Atty. De Jesus is adept at handling election law cases. His dedication and passion for the client’s cause coupled with his extensive knowledge of election law comprise a winning formula for the best legal representation. With Atty. De Jesus leading the roster of associates, the Firm's clients can rest easy as they are in the best hands.