PILOpino Tayo! (Filipino version)

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Ito si Pilo.

May pagmamalaking tinatawag ang sarili na “Anak ng Tundo.”

Ina niya ay dating kasambahay.

Ama niya ay dating tindero at mensahero.

Sipag. Sikap. Talino.

Ang kanyang mga naging sandata sa paggapi sa kahirapan.

Iskolar at working student.

Gradweyt siya ng Economics sa UST.

Nagtapos ng Law sa UP College of Law.

Bar topnotcher noong 1999.

Kumuha ng Masters of Law sa Yale Law School.

Hindi nagpayaman bilang Abogado de Campanilla.

Sa halip, pinili niya ang maglingkod sa bayan.

Nagtrabaho siya sa Bantay Katarungan, isang anti-corruption group.

Nahasa siya sa ilalim ng statesman na si Jovito Salonga.

Nagtrabaho siya para kay retired SC Justice Vicente Mendoza, isang magiting na Constitutionalist.

Nagturo ng Batas sa UP sa loob ng 18 taon.

Itinalagang Solicitor General noong 2014.

Ipinagtanggol ang Reproductive Health Law sa Supreme Court.

Nabawi ang P71-B coconut levy funds para sa gobyerno.

Pinangunahan ang legal team na nagpapanalo ng ating arbitration case vs China over the West Phil. Sea.

Legal counsel nina Sen. Leila de Lima at Sen. Sonny Trillanes.

Walang takot na kritiko ng mga polisiyang anti-people at anti-law.

Ngayon ay kumakandidato para sa Senado.

Walang pera. Walang koneksiyon. Walang impluwensiya.

Hindi sikat.

Hindi galing sa political family.

Integridad.

Abilidad.

Kredibilidad.

Tinig ng mga api at ng mga nasa laylayan.

Kalaban ng korapsyon.

Bantay ng Konstitusyon.

Kampyon ng sobaranya.

Para kay Pilo Hilbay, walang pangarap na imposible!

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PILOpino Tayo! (English version)

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This is Pilo.

Proudly calls himself “Anak ng Tundo.”

A son of a househelp and a messenger.

Hard work. Perseverance. Intellect.

Those were his stepping stones to success.

A scholar and working student.

Graduated with Economics degree from UST.

Earned his Law degree from the UP College of Law.

1999 Bar Topnotcher.

Obtained his Masters of Law degree from the Yale Law School.

He did not accept the lucrative job offers that came his way.

Instead, he opted to serve the country.

He worked for Bantay Katarungan, an anti-corruption group.

A protégé of Jovito Salonga, the statesman he wants to emulate.

He worked for a great constitutionalist, the retired SC Justice Vicente Mendoza.

Taught Constitutional Law in UP for 18 years.

Was appointed Solicitor General in 2014.

Defended the Reproductive Health Law before the Supreme Court.

He pushed for the return of the P71-B coconut levy funds to the gov’t. coffers.

Led the Phil. contingent that successfully fought for the West Philippine Sea.

Lawyer for detained Sen. Leila de Lima and embattled Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.

A fearless critic of anti-people and anti-law policies.

He is now running for the Senate.

No money, no connections, no influence, no fame, no political name.

Integrity.

Ability.

Credibility.

A voice for the oppressed and the downtrodden.

A warrior against corruption.

A custodian of the Constitution.

A champion of the Philippine sovereignty.

Pilo Hilbay, a visionary dreamer.