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Monday, December 21, 2020

Atty. Roy Lawagan of Cordillera installed as BuCor's Chief Legal Officer

Cordillera - A Cordilleran lawyer in the name of Attorney Roy Lawagan was installed as the new Chief Legal Officer of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). 
Photo Courtesy || BuCor & Roy Lawagan

Atty. Lawagan became viral on social media because of his inspiring story. He was a former security guard at the Commission on Audit (COA) in La Trinidad, Benguet. 

His story on how he became a lawyer while working as a security guard draws a lot of inspirations to Filipinos who a working while studying to pursue their career in life. 

Back in 2016, Lawagan who hails from Mt. Province was among the 1,731 new lawyers who passed the bar exam.

READ ALSO: Inspiring Story: Igorot security guard turns Attorney 

Atty. Lawagan was criminology student graduate at the University of Baguio and took his law studies at the Saint Louis University. 

According to him, he did not have enough money to get him self a proper review center where he can prepare for the bar exam, so he used the library at the COA as a review center where he personally do the bar reviewer for himself. 

READ ALSO: Igorot BJMP officer appointed by Pres. Duterte to clean up BuCor

Now, Atty. Lawagan was assigned as Chief Legal Officer at the Bureau of Correction joining his fellow Cordillerans BuCor Chief General Gerald Bantag and BuCor's Chief PIO. Gabriel P. Chaclag.



Anonymous said...

congratulations atty

Anonymous said...

Congratulations po. Isa ka pong huwaran..

Anonymous said...

Congrats! And good luck!

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Anonymous said...

Atty Congratulations , meaning Igorots are nice, smart, good , and honest people. One big reason why they are there to clean the bucor. Keep safe & Godbless.

Anonymous said...

Igorot’s are now being known inna good way. Maybe next one would in the Senate to Malacanang

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Anonymous said...

Congratulations Atty. You're a very good example. God bless po...

Anonymous said...

Magandang halimbawa..

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