PUC-Sao Paulo University honored judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva for his extraordinary success in his career. A campus branch of the University named one of its auditoriums after the Justice. Justice Marco Antonio Marques da Silva was honored to receive such as honor from the institution that nurtured him and later offered him a job. Judge Marco Antonio da Silva serves the university as a criminal law lecturer. He has practiced in the field for a long time making him one of the most experienced professors in the entire institution.
Dirceu de Mello, who is the current president of PUC-Sao Paulo University and a former Sao Paulo State Court of Appeals president, presided over the opening ceremony of the auditorium. When delivering his speech during the ceremony, Dirceu de Mello praised the judge saying that he was among the most reliable people he had ever met in his life. He also said that the Justice had a kind heart and was always ready to help other people. He congratulated Judge Marco Antonio for ensuring that the auditorium was entirely constructed and maintained that the honor was on point and appropriate.
Another notable speech was the one that was delivered by a lawyer and tenured professor at the institution, Ricardo Sayeg. The lawyer’s speech focused on the honoree’s life. He mentioned most of the crucial life stages of the judge. He revealed that the judge was a native of Itapetininga who was born in the year 1958. He continued to mention that the honoree developed the interest of getting into the field of law at the age of 15. That is the time that the judge decided to study law.
The professor and lawyer continued to inform the public that Marco Antonio enrolled in law studies in PUC in the year 1977. Judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva studied for five years and graduated in 1981 with honors. He proceeded to Pontifical Catholic University where he specialized in criminal law. He also studied masters and doctorate at the same university. He then started lecturing at PUC in the department of criminal law.