SMT SAYONARA TELLES LAAD
Was born on 16th October 1964. She passed B.A. (with English and Philosophy, University of Bombay) from Smt Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao securing high marks in the year 1984. She obtained Degree in Law (University of Bombay) from Kare College of Law in the year 1987 and stood second for the Final Year LLB examinations in Goa and was awarded the academic excellence Prize. She has been awarded the best All Round Student Cup of Kare College of Law for the year 1986-87. Started Practice as Advocate from 03.12.1987. Joined as Assistant Public Prosecutor on 28th September, 1992 and was posted at Panaji and Ponda. Joined Goa Judiciary in the year 1996 as Civil Judge Junior Division and Judicial Magistrate First Class and was posted at Vasco, Sanguem, and Ponda.
Was promoted as Senior Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate First Class and posted at Bicholim, Quepem, and Ponda.
Was appointed as Chairperson in the complaints Committee reconstituted for the District and Subordinate Courts, North Goa vide order dated 15.06.2004.
Was appointed Chairperson of Bicholim, Quepem and Ponda Taluka Legal Services committee.
Was appointed as the Secretary, North Goa District Legal Services Authority, Panaji from 02/06/2014 to 26/08/2014.
She has obtained Certificate in Journalism from Diocesan Centre of Media Communication.
She has been awarded several merit certificates for sports and cultural activities while at Smt Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, and Kare College of Law.
Contributed several articles to leading English dailies and magazines. Compered as well as presented Programmes for All India Radio, Panaji. Compiled and published articles into book “My collections”.
She designed and conceptualised the Legal Awareness fete for North Goa District Legal Services Authority on 13th & 14th September, 2014, which was of the 1st type in the District Courts of Goa.
Presently she is posted as Ad-hoc District Judge-1 & Assistant Sessions Judge (F.T.C.), Mapusa.