Hon. Jenny Lind R. Aldecoa-Delorino
Deputy Court Administrator, Supreme Court
DCA Jenny Lind R. Aldecoa-Delorino was born to a family with an inborn talent for music and bred in a home where the law was a daily conversation topic. Naturally, she pursued both fields of study in Silliman University, earning degrees in Arts (Magna Cum Laude) and Law (Cum Laude), while receiving excellent vocal training from American mentors in the Silliman School of Music.
DCA Jenny continues to effortlessly blend her passion for the law and gift of music. As she rose in the ranks of the judiciary, she has simultaneously gained critical acclaim as a soprano. She has performed in concert in major cities, not only in the Philippines, but also in Southeast Asia, United States and Europe.
In the 28 years that she has been with the judiciary, DCA Jenny first worked as a Court Attorney in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court for 13 years, before being appointed as the Presiding Judge of Branch 37, Regional Trial Court, Dumaguete City and later of Branch 137, RTC of Makati City, where she served as a Vice-Executive Judge.
In 2010, she joined the Office of the Court Administrator of the Supreme Court, where she now serves as Deputy Court Administrator, exercising direct supervision over the trials courts in Regions 3, 5, 7, and 10, as well as the Cities of Makati, Pasay, Pasig, Taguig, San Juan, Pateros, Las Pinas, Paranaque, and Muntinlupa in the National Capital Judicial Region. She chairs various committees in the OCA and is a Professorial Lecturer of the Philippine Judicial Academy, where she also sits as a member of its Research Group. She is a member of the International Association for Court Administration and ASEAN Law Association.
On 28 August 2014, Silliman University bestowed upon DCA Delorino the Outstanding Sillimanian Award for exemplifying the “Via, Veritas, Vita” in the field of government service in the judiciary. She is also an alumnus of the International Law Institute in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. and of the HAGGAI Leadership Institute in Maui, Hawaii.