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Bar topnotchers and their passions: Poverty, health, political dynasties
We asked the new lawyers what they think is the biggest threat to the legal profession. They all seem to agree the threat is coming from within their ranks.
Photo congratulating 2017 Bar topnotcher ready days before results, says USLS prof
What made former USLS College of Law dean Ralph Sarmiento believe Mark John Simondo would someday top the Bar? The student's brilliant answer to a 'very complicated problem about the relationship of the bill of rights and the powers of the state'
2017 Bar exam topnotcher wants to be a lawyer for the poor
Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle says a lawyer does not have to join government to be able to serve the public
'Try and try': Bar 2017 takers say failure is not the end
This was the 4th time both Leslie Llagas and Katherine Macaroy took the Bar. Despite failing several times, their dream to be a licensed lawyer has never faded.
Bar exam 2017 topnotcher is also a registered nurse
Before becoming the 2017 Bar exams topnotcher, Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle in Bacolod was also the law school's valedictorian and, before that, a magna cum laude graduate of nursing
Mark Simondo of University of St La Salle Bacolod tops 2017 Bar Exams
(UPDATED) The 2017 Bar Exam topnotcher is Mark Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod with a grade of 91.05%
Great lawyers form under most terrible conditions
Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency
High school teacher from Ilocos places 6th in Bar
Mark Dave Camarao makes history for Northwestern University Ilocandia s premiere university in Laoag City
UP Law graduate is 2015 Bar topnotcher
3rd UPDATE Four out of the top 10 passers come from UP
'Salubong' blast victim passes 2014 Bar exams
God took my leg not my dream says 2014 Bar exams passer Joanna Katrina Ledda who lost her left leg in the blast that marred the 2010 Bar exams
Antiqueña Bar topnotcher lost mom, brother to Typhoon Frank
The incident ‘made her even stronger [to] resolve that despite this setback she would help herself ’ Irene Mae Alcobilla’s professor at the West Visayas State University says
IN PHOTOS: 2014 Bar exam results
Scenes of quiet anticipation and excitement mark the release of the 2014 Bar exam results outside the Supreme Court
2014 Bar exams No. 2 wants to 'influence the influencers'
Christian Drilon valedictorian of Ateneo Law School Class 2014 wants to teach law
2014 Bar topnotcher: I hoped to pass, didn't expect to be No. 1
San Beda law graduate Irene Mae Alcobilla says she got the good news via messaging app Viber but thought it was a joke at first
FULL LIST: 2014 Bar Exam results
Here is the full list of the 1 126 successful examinees in the 2014 Bar examinations
San Beda College graduate tops 2014 Bar exams
UPDATED 1 126 out of 5 984 examinees pass one of the hardest licensure exams in the Philippines listed here in full