Achievements

TOPNOTCHERS



ATTY. AL-SHWAID L. ISMAEL, LL.M.
Ranked 8th, 2006 Philippine Bar Examination

Education:
Master of Laws (Corporate Law) with Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business, New York University School of Law and Leonard N. Stern School of Business, John Vogelstein Scholarship and Vanderbilt Medal, 2017
Juris Doctor Non-Thesis (after migration from Bachelor of Laws), University of Cebu, University Charter Scholarship and Magna Cum Laude, 2006 
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, University of San Carlos, Dr. John Klevenhausen Scholarship and Cum Laude, 2000

Professional Membership:
International Bar Association, Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter, New York Bar, New York City Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Filipino American Lawyers Association, and Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York

Current Affiliation:
Dean and Professor, University of Cebu School of Law
Of Counsel, Gulapa&Quicho (Manila and San Francisco)
Of Counsel, Gulapa&Baclay LLP (New York)



ATTY. CHRISTIAN B. LLIDO
Ranked 10th, 2007 Philippine Bar Examination

Education:
Juris Doctor Non-Thesis (after migration from Bachelor of Laws), University of Cebu, Magna Cum Laude, 2007 
Bachelor of Arts, University of the Philippines – Cebu College, cum laude

Professional Membership:
Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter

Current Affiliation:
Senior Associate, SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan

 

 

 

 



ATTY. MANUEL ELIJAH J. SARAUSAD
Ranked 6th, 2013 Philippine Bar Examination

Education:
Juris Doctor Non-Thesis (after migration from Bachelor of Laws), University of Cebu, Cum Laude, 2013
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, University of San Carlos, Magna Cum Laude, 2006

Professional Membership:
Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter

Current Affiliations:
Professor, University of Cebu School of Law
Chief Legal Officer, University of Cebu
Board of Director, Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter

 

 

 



ATTY. MICHELLE D. LIAO
Ranked 5th, 2014 Philippine Bar Examination

Education:
Juris Doctor Non-Thesis (after migration from Bachelor of Laws), University of Cebu, Cum Laude, 2014
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, University of San Carlos, Magna Cum Laude, 2005

Professional Membership:
Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter
Cebu Lady Lawyers Association
University of San Carlos Lions Club

Current Affiliations:
Professor, University of Cebu School of Law
Consultant, Bahandi Group of Companies
Law Firm of Ybanez-Phua Ong Liao and Yu

 

 



ATTY. ELLA MAE C. MENDOZA
Ranked 17th, 2017 Philippine Bar Examination

Education:
Juris Doctor, University of Cebu, Cum Laude, 2017
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of San Carlos, Cum Laude, 2010

Professional Membership:
Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Cebu Chapter

Current Affiliations:
Professor, University of Cebu School of Law
Junior Partner, Mendoza & Mendoza Law Office