Silliman Produces 5 New Lawyers

Silliman Produces 5 New Lawyers

In what is described as one of the toughest Bar Exams, Silliman University registered a passing percentage of 50, higher than the national passing rate of 17.76 per cent. 

This year's passing rate is said to be among the lowest in around a decade, with only 946 out of 5,343 successfully hurdling the exam. 

Of the total passers, five are from Silliman:

  • Bernardo, Donna Ametyst
  • Catacutan, Richard
  • Corsame-Fuentes, Gazzelenne
  • Ex, Doyle
  • Tinagan, James Michael Vincent 

In last year's Bar Exams, a graduate from the College of Law of Silliman was Top 6, Ivan M. Bandal.