Three USC grads in top 10 of 2017 Bar exams

April 26, 2018 23:01 pm



Law topnotchers (from left) Christianne Mae C. Balili, Ivanne D'laureil I. Hisoler, and Rheland S. Servacio.

Three Carolinians placed in the top ten of the 2017 Bar Examinations, continuing the remarkable run of topnotchers for the School of Law and Governance.

Christianne Mae C. Balili placed second in the examination with a rating of 90.80, while Ivanne D'laureil I. Hisoler placed 4th (89.55) and Rheland S. Servacio 7th (89.00). Mark John H. Simondo, a graduate from University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, topped the examinations with a rating of 91.05.

Last year, Karen Mae Calam topped (89.05) the 2016 Bar Examinations, while Fiona Cristy Lao (88.88, 3rd place), Anne Margaret Momongan (87.8, 7th), and Jefferson Gomez (87.7, 8th) also figured in the top ten.

In total, 73 Carolinian lawyers hurdled the November 2017 bar examinations, results of which were released on April 26, 2018. Sixty five of 70 (92.86%) graduates in April 2017 passed the bar examinations, compared to the national passing of only 25.55%. Eight other graduates from Summer 2017 and previous years also passed the examinations.

The complete list of new Carolinian lawyers are as follow:
Abellana, Lourde Liz L.
Abellanosa, Joanna Mae T.
Adan, Quennie Kate T.
Aguilar, Francis Paul P.
Alga, Christie Marie S.
Ang, Wendell K.
Avila, Jonah Mark C.
Bagol, Mary Elaine D.
Baldon, Pamela Kaye G.
Balili, Christianne Mae C.
Barte, Cherrie Anne D.
Bono, Leo Joselito E.
Cabradilla, Arfel Jane C.
Casano, Mary Grace H.
Cebrecus, Aimee Karina C.
Cesista, Vincent Joseph E.
Cogue, Francis Ken M.
Colina, Rheswi Grace C.
Collados, Apple Joy L.
Collantes, Jann Richard M.
Dagatan, Mary Louise B.
De Lira, Dana Flynch R.
Degamo, Clarissa Beth S.
Deogracias, Joram C.
Doverte, Ima Rae M.
Dueñas, Denise Jane B.
Felongco, Noel I C.
Francisco, Jean Paul T.
Gagno, Nikko Jay G.
Garcia-Clarabal, Diane Christi M.
Go, Mark Lester F.
Gupana, Christopher James R.
Herrera, Madel Hyacinth H.
Hisoler, Ivanne D’Laureil I.
Jadulco, Kriezl N.
Jaectin, Ronelyn D.
Jumawan, Charmaine Galle C.
Largo, Giancarlo O.
Laurente, Georg Joni M.
Leyson, Judith P.
Li, Celia Marie Kimberly O.
Ligan, Mc. Alaine G.
Ligaray, Razilee Rae J.
Llorad, Cherry P.
Macapobre, Andrew T.
Manzanes, Rigel Kent P.
Maurillo, Monique Therese P.
Meneses, Lana O.
Merino, Rose Antonette M.
Mier, Richard P.
Miralles, Meg Anthony M.
Oracion, Connie Jane D.
Pabuaya, Cristie Pearl O.
Padayao, Rei Mari Jule M.
Pandi, Rashid V.
Parado, Shenna Jane T.
Pimentel, Jenny Ann A.
Pontanar, Katrina N.
Pulmones, Joan Szanne S.
Roa, Micheal Jr. B.
Rosolada, Karl Geoffray J.
Salazar, Keeshia E.
Sanoria, Irene P.
Servacio, Rheland S.
Sibi, Summer C.
Tejana, Ritchie Z.
Tiannok, Shaleem M.
Tibon, Stanley Sam P.
Tidoso, Philip James C.
Tomol, Terence Vanessa P.
Vallena, Padim G.
Yap, Jessica Agnes L.
Zayas Gesah Angelyn I.


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