Welcome the 1,126 passers of the 2014 Bar Examinations

By , on March 26, 2015


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MANILA — It’s that time of the year again.

The country welcomed a fresh batch of lawyers today, March 26th, as 1,126 out of 5,984 examinees — or 18.82% — passed the 2014 Bar Examinations.

This year’s passing rate is about 4% lower compared to last year’s, which was 1,174 passers out of 5,292 examinees or a passing rate of 22.18%.

The 1,126 passers endured four Sundays of examinations — 80% of which were essay-type and 20% multiple choice — covering eight subjects such as Political and Public International Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Mercantile Law, Labor and Social Legislation, Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics, and Practical Exercises.

Here are the top ten Bar passers:

1. Irene Mae B. Alcobilla (San Beda College) — 85.50%
2. Christian A. Drilon (Ateneo De Manila University) — 85.45%
3. Sandra Mae T. Magalang (University of the Philippines) — 84.60%
4. Mark Leo P. Bejemino (University of the Philippines) — 84.55%
Gil E. Garcia (Ateneo De Davao University) —  84.55%
Reginald  L. Laco (De La Salle Lipa) — 84.55%
5. Michelle D. Liao (University of Cebu) — 84.50%
6. Jose Angelo A. David (San Beda College-Manila) — 84.45%
7. Adrian F. Aumentado (San Beda College-Manila) — 84.35%
8. Rhey David S. Daway (University of the Philippines) — 84.20%
Fideliz Cardellie B. Diaz (Far Eastern University-DLSU) — 84.20%
9. Jamie Liz. F. Yu (University of the Philippines) — 84.00%
10. Tristan Matthew T. Delgado (Ateneo De Manila University) — 83.95%

For the complete list of passers, visit the official website of the Supreme Court by clicking here.