Tax Senior Associate inspires AdDU Law Freshmen  

Tax Senior Associate inspires AdDU Law Freshmen  

SGV Davao Tax Senior Associate Kristine Confesor was a guest speaker at the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) College of Law freshman orientation on 24 June. Organized by the College’s Supreme Student Council, the virtual orientation provided the incoming freshmen with a quick overview of the law school experience and introduced them to the faculty and key department heads. 


Tax Senior Associate Kristine Confesor during the AdDU Law freshman orientation 

As an alumna of AdDU who passed the 2019 bar exams, Kristine gave tips on how to succeed in law school and become a lawyer. Citing her own experiences, Kristine highlighted the contribution of her professors and the significance of their lectures. She also emphasized the value of self-discipline and explained that today’s students are faced with unique challenges created by the pandemic and must learn to adapt to the new online learning environment.  

Over 4,000 participants viewed the event that was webcast via the AdDU Facebook page. Attendees included AdDU Legal Counsel Dean Manuel Quibod, Assistant Dean Jazzie Sarona-Lozare, Judge Maria Eloisa Maglana, and other faculty and staff of AdDU Law. 

The AdDU College of Law emerged with the highest passing rate in the 2019 bar exams after registering an 88.64% overall passing rate, with 39 of its graduates passing the bar exams out of 44 takers. The College also marked a passing rate of 91.67% for first-time takers, with 33 passers out of 36 takers.  

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