Thirteen (13) law graduates from various law schools in Zamboanga del Norte passed the 2017 Bar Exam administered by the Supreme Court. Only 24.5% or 1,724 examinees out of the 6,748 bar candidates who completed the four Sundays of what was dubbed as the country’s most difficult professional licensure exam. The passing grade this year was 75%.

The 2017 Bar Exam was chaired by Justice Lucas Bersamin and was held at the University of Sto. Tomas in the month of November.

Below is the list of bar passers from Zamboanga del Norte law schools:

Andres Bonifacio College
Mary Jane B. Cabral-Balindan
Roberto M. Buhale, Jr.
Kwin Loch O. Febra
Martin Franz S. Sy
Wendel P. Yanson
Nasib D. Yasin, Jr.

DMC College Foundation
Mark Jasper G. Cielo
Fevie Anne E. Gador
Rez Rein P. Janolino
Patrice Wendell A. Tan

Jose Rizal Memorial State University
Abner V. Laher
Joseph B. Lagod
Rey P. Obnimaga, Jr.