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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Gerard S. dela Pena
Judges, witnesses, lawyers, and court clerks would probably be flustered, or even starstruck, to see the face of a beauty queen in such an intensity-filled environment. One would perhaps think that such a lawyer could win her case because of sheer charm.
But justice is blind, and this is not how things go for Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2001 Zorayda Ruth Andam, who is now part of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala Cruz Law Offices' (ACCRALAW) stable of lawyers.
"I experience getting favors when I'm faced with judges; even opposing counsels ... tend to be kinder. But I don't …