Atty. Lucas C. Carpio, Jr. Independent Director
Atty. Lucas C. Carpio, Jr., 69, Filipino, packs more than 40 years’ experience in law practice, honed in fora as varied as the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals, the Regional, City and Municipal Trial Courts and quasi-administrative bodies like the Office of the Ombudsman.
He hails from Paoay, Ilocos Norte and comes after all from a family of lawyers. Jun, as he is fondly called, obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from La Salle Manila in 1969, and his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Ateneo de Davao University in 1975. After passing the bar in 1976, he joined the National Prosecution Service as a Prosecutor in Davao City in 1976. Four years later, he shifted to private practice. In 1984, he and his family moved from Davao to Manila, where he joined Security Bank and Trust Co as in-house counsel of its head office in Makati. In 1993, he joined the firm Yulo Quisumbing Torres Ali and Bello, the predecessor of what is now the Carpio & Bello Law Offices of which he is a name partner.