Anna Marie Melanie Trinidad
Chairperson Anna Marie Melanie B. Trinidad took her pre-law in the University of Sto. Tomas, obtaining a BS Degree in Industrial Engineering in 1990. She then obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in the San Beda University in 1999 and took that year’s Bar and became a lawyer in the year 2000. Chairperson Trinidad worked with the Hon. Justice Josue N. Bellosillo, as an Associate Lawyer at the Angara Abello Concepcion Regala and Cruz Law Offices or ACCRALAW for two (2) years. In 2002, she went into private practice with the Parulan Soncuya and Trinidad Law Office, where she has been a partner for more than 19 years. Aside from private practice, she immersed herself in the academe for thirteen (13) years, teaching Criminal Law I and II as well as Criminal law Review for most of that time in the Beda College of Alabang, School of Law (SBCA-SOL). She has also served as a Bar Reviewer in Criminal Law in San Beda University since 2018. Chairperson Melanie was the Vice Dean of the San Beda College Alabang School of Law from 2016 until her appointment in 2021 as the Chairperson of the Legal Education Board.