University of St. La Salle

20 New Lawyers from USLS

The University’s College of Law produced a total of twenty new lawyers who passed the 2022 Bar Examinations, results released by the Supreme Court on April 14.

The recent Bar Exams resulted in 3,992 passers out of the 9,183 examinees or a national passing rate of 43.47 percent. 

Furthermore, the University posted an overall passing rate of 62.50 percent, a rate higher than the national average, with USLS first time takers scoring a rate of 69.23 percent. 

The new Lasallian lawyers are: April Mae Abellar Abastillas, Stefan Pax De Ruña Alquiza, Orly John Peñas Apelo, Carlos Morenis Auxtero III, William Gevido Azucena, Victoria Veronica Longno Azurin, Ariel Del Castillo Caldit Jr. , Thalia Bacolod Dela Cruz, Maryanne Caberoy Dela Peña, Ariane May Veloso Donoso, Dianne Frances Yosa Dosono; 

Mariel Joy Real Espiritu, Gabriel Sicangco Hagad, Jacquiline Eberechi Mitchelle Altea Jacob, Cedric Lance Miravalles Militar, Sheryl Buyco Pacheco, Jan Mikee Baliguat Tan, Ginn Osmund Antolo Undar, John Leo Paulo Jaen Villagante, Michael Parreño Villagracia.

An oath-taking ceremony and roll-signing of the newly-passed lawyers will be conducted on May 2, 2023.

Meanwhile, admissions to the College of Law’s Juris Doctor program for AY 2023-2024 are now ongoing. For complete steps, interested applicants may visit

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