UPV alumna appointed as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals

Ms. GT Mabilog

UP Visayas (UPV) alumna Justice Ma. Consejo Mapa Gengos-Ignalaga was appointed Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals (CA) last 27 September 2023 after taking her oath before Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo at the Supreme Court En Banc Session Hall. The newly appointed Associate Justice is filling the post previously occupied by Associate Justice Manuel M. Barrios, who retired last 29 November 2022.

During her oath taking, Associate Justice Gengos-Ignalaga was joined by her husband Atty. Francisco ‘Boots’ Ignalaga Jr., who also started his college education at UPV. Also present were their children Franz and Frankie.

Associate Justice Gengos-Ignalaga belongs to UP High School in Iloilo Class 1985. She studied BA Political Science in UPV from 1985 to 1987 until she shifted to BA History in UP Diliman in 1987. She completed her Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Iloilo – College of Law in 1994. A year later, she was admitted to the Philippine Bar.

From 2022 to 2011, Associate Justice Gengos-Ignalaga served as the Presiding Judge of the Municipal Trial Court of Cities of Antipolo City. In 2011, she became the Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court in Antipolo City until her recent appointment to the CA. (With sources from the Supreme Court)

Source: https://www.upv.edu.ph/index.php/news/upv-alumna-appointed-as-associate-justice-of-the-court-of-appeals