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Prior to his promotion to the Court of Appeals in 2010, Justice Eduardo B. Peralta, Jr. was the Executive Judge of the Regional Trial Court, Manila. In the course of his almost eight years stint from 2002 as the Presiding Judge of Branch 17, RTC, Manila, he was chosen as the Outstanding Judge of RTC Manila on June 19, 2008 during the 437th Anniversary of Araw ng Maynila. Justice Peralta, Jr. has been a consistent nominee during the Annual Search for Judicial Excellence from 1998, 2001, 2003 to 2008 and finalist in 2009. Before his appointment to the Court of the Second Level, and despite his young age of 32, he was appointed in 1995 as the Presiding Judge of the Metropolitan Trial Court, Branch 13, Manila where he also served as the First and Second Vice-Executive Judge.

A graduate of the San Beda College of Arts and Sciences and the San Beda College of Law in 1988, Justice Peralta, Jr.'s government service commenced in 1989 as the Confidential Attorney and Court Attorney of Justice Jose A. R. Melo in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court from 1989 to 1995.

In addition to his fidelity to judgeship, Justice Peralta, Jr. was the First Graduate in the masteral degree program of the San Beda Graduate School of Law in 2005 with cum laude for his legal treatise on Perspectives of Evidence. He also authored other law books, and pursued doctorate degree in the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, where he garnered a flat 1.00 grade in all academic subjects, inclusive of foreign languages, from 2006 to 2008. Apart from his involvement as professorial lecturer in the Angeles University School of Law, Centro Escolar University School of Law, San Beda College of Law, San Sebastian College of Law and Lyceum School of Law, occasional MCLED and Bar Lecturer, and Resource Person in legal fora, he is in the process of collating his materials for the DCL dissertation.

Justice Peralta, Jr. is a Senior Member of the l8th Division, a member of the Sub-Committee on the Revision of the Rules on Criminal Procedure of the Supreme Court since 2009, and is married to Atty. Carolina G. Ocampo-Peralta, Executive Clerk of Court III of the Court of Appeals, Manila.

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