44 NEW GRADUATES BEEF UP SHFC PARALEGAL BENCH
SHFC, in partnership with the UP Law Center (UPLC), designed a paralegal training programs that produces 44 new paralegals in a two-part session conducted on October 7 to 11 and October 21 to 25 last year at the University of the Philippines-Diliman.
Aimed at giving participants a fundamental legal knowledge focused on better understanding and appreciation of laws and legal procedures specially as they relate to housing, the training was facilitated by justice Raul Villanueva, Justice Oswaldo Agcaoili, and Agranian Reform Usec Luis Pagulayan. The course tested the students’ legal competency through short quizzes, preparation of case summaries, and graded group workshops.
UP:C paralegal Director Atty. Elizabeth Pulumbarot praised SHFC for recording a passing rate of 100 percent, the highest ever since the start of UP paralegal training in 2013
The top scorers-joseph Eisma and James Naquita (Pop Quiz 1), Will Peran (Pop quiz 2), and Engr. Elsa Juliana Calimlim ( Pop Quiz 3) – were recognizing on graduation day in October 25. Also awarded as best speakers in the group presentations were Eisma Naquita, Junard Amba, Philip Robert Flores, Florencio Carandang, Jr., Janet Lumayag, and Engr. Randolph Libranon.
Human resources OIC-Vice President Jessica Caraso, Who was elected as class president, was pleased with what they have acheived. “I am really proud of the accomplishment. I’ve never seen everybody worked that hard,” she said “We are now empowered paralegals.”