PracticeForte Advisory Affiliate Member
The Founder of Taton Law, Dean Rodel A. Taton, LL.M., DCL, has degrees in Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws and Doctor of Civil Law. He has special certificates for his study of International Criminal Court, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, among others.
Tandem to his active litigation practice, Rodel is also the respected and well-loved Dean of the Graduate School of Law of San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Manila, Philippines. In 2014, he brought the Master of Laws (LL.M) Program to a national level across a consortium of institutions in the Philippines such as Tarlac State University, University of Cebu, University of San Jose-Recoletos, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, San Sebastian College-Recoletos Extension in Surigao City, and Saint Columban College, Pagadian City.
As a Professorial Lecturer with various universities, Rodel teaches Public International Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Writing, Thesis Writing, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
He is also a Bar reviewer and an active trainer in the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers nationwide and various MCLE Providers like UP, San Beda, ACCESS, and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
A passionate advocate of civil rights and liberties, Rodel is community oriented and firm in his advocacy works. With the ISRAAID Philippines, Boracay Island Global Academy and the Consumers Union of the Philippines, he worked to help the countryside in education and community projects. Most recently, Rodel represented a group of petitioners known as “concerned online citizens” in their petition for the Bill of Rights for free speech in the online space. These citizens made frequent use of the internet and social media to speak on issues of public concern and acts of public officials.
Rodel was a Sangguniang Barangay Official in Iloilo and actively participates in the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, ASEAN Law Association, and Rotary Club of Alabang Centrepoint among others.
Dean Rodel A. Taton is also a TV personality. We are looking forward to his new show with TAYOO TV in the programme, IKR or I Know, Right?.
Rodel is elated to be a part of the PracticeForte Advisory and is raring to join us in our challenge to fortify our EU-ASEAN connect!