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Serafin R. Cuevas
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
In office
1 June 1984 – 16 April 1986
Appointed by Ferdinand Marcos
Personal details
Born (1928-06-25)25 June 1928
Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
Died 9 February 2014(2014-02-09) (aged 85)
Spouse Angelica Vecino
Children Serafin Jr,
Maria Leonora,
Maria Angelica and
Ana Lisa
Alma mater University of the Philippines

Serafin R. Cuevas (25 June 1928 – 9 February 2014) was a Filipino lawyer and a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines appointed during the government of Ferdinand Marcos.

Early life and education

Serafin R. Cuevas was born on 25 June 1928 in Bacoor Cavite. He went to Las Piñas Elementary School in his elementary education and to the University of Manila in his secondary education. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1952 and passed the Bar examination the same year.


He started his career as a professorial lecturer at the College of Law of the University of the Philippines and at the Institute of Law of the Far Eastern University. Afterwards, he became an Assistant Fiscal of the City of Manila and then as Judge to the Court of First Instance.

Before his appoinment as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court of the Philippines on May 31, 1984, he was Associate Justice to the Intermediate Appellate Court.


Justice Cuevas died on February 9, 2014 from liver cancer. He was 85.

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