Leila de Lima has always been tagged by social media users every single day across the internet. We often see her in several memes and lines by netizens who were not comfortable with her position, presence, and influence to the society. Photos of Leila De Lima is now one of the most utilized by netizens to create memes, collage, and lines that are always created. Each photo has their own captions, detailing about her performance, profile, and identity to the public.

Online users who are not familiar about this woman, they are now starting to become curious about her identity. Laila De Lima is considered as the most popular senator in the Philippines as being recognized by most netizens from their various social media accounts. Due to excessive memes being uploaded on the internet, the public is becoming more curious about the real profile of this Philippine Senator.
Senator Leila De Lima
Senator De Lima became more popular when she was tagged by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. She was quoted as one of the protectors of high-profile inmates involved with the manufacture, distribution, and use of illegal substances across the country. Duterte's announcement shocked the nation as she has been involved with the protection of syndicates across the country.

But Leila De Lima fired back at Rodrigo Duterte, saying that she has been a victim of profile sabotage by publicly announcing her as the protector. She clearly indicates that the issue regarding the campaign against the use and distribution of illegal substances should always comply with the due process. This is the reason why supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte is disappointed with De Lima's statements. This is the reason why numerous articles and statements against her are always published online.

Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo is disappointed with Duterte's announcement, citing that he is already using a personal grudge against the Philippine senator. Personal issues should be separated from political issues because the essence of equity with regards to privacy will be respected and applied. As De Lima has been tagged by Duterte, there are other politicians who disagree the way he is announcing.

De Lima's driver, who is the alleged lover of De Lima will be the witness of a new case that will be filed against her. This will be a big blow to De Lima's career as a senator. She will possibly face several charges that might affect her professional career.

Who is Leila De Lima?

De Lima is a Philippine politician and a practicing lawyer. Her complete name is Leila Norma Eulalia Josefa Magistrado De Lima. She recently won a seat in the Senatorial race during the 2016 Philippine elections that took place on May 9, 2016. She will be serving the public as a senator for at least six years from 2016 to 2022.

Senator De Lima was appointed by former president Benigno Aquino III as the Secretary of Philippine Justice from June 30, 2010 to October 12, 2015. She is now succeeded by Alfredo Caguioa.

De Lima was appointed by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the chairperson of the Philippine Commission on Human Rights. She served from May 2008 to June 30, 2010. This particular professional background made her a prominent fighter against human rights abuse made by public officials.

She served as a Supreme Court Associate Justice legal staff to Justice Isagani Cruz in 1986 to 1989. De Lima also served as a junior associate from 1991 to 1993.

Leila joined Bunag, Roco, Migallos, and Kapunan law firm, serving as one of the junior partners. She then decided to establish her own law firm. De Lima also served as a professor in San Beda's college of Law while practicing her profession as a lawyer.

As for her early life, Leila is the daughter of Vicente De Lima, who was a former commissioner of Commission of Elections office. De Lima was raised and born in Iriga City in Camarines Sur, Bicol Region, Philippines.

Leila excelled in her academic studies, graduating as the class valedictorian in Consolacion Academy that is now renamed as La Consolacion College. She took up an AB History degree in De La Salle University and graduated in 1980.

De Lima advanced her academic background by enrolling in San Beda College of Law in 1981. She graduated in 1985 and took the Bar examinations for lawyers.

Leila De Lima ranked 8th in the Philippine Bar Examinations with an average of 86.26%.

Plaridel Bohol was the husband of Leila De Lima and had two sons, Vincent Joshua and Israel. The marriage was then annulled.

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