Pedro M. Ferrer
After becoming a lawyer in 1973, Atty. Pedro Ferrer practiced law in Koronadal City, South Cotabato. He partnered with Atty. Isaac Alvero Moran from 1973-78. Both partners handled criminal and civil cases. He also taught Political Law in Marbel University from 1972-1975.
From 1978-85, Atty. Pedro Ferrer partnered with Atty. Herculano Tagaloguin, handling civil, criminal and administrative litigation, labor, and corporate cases. His clients include the Rural Bank of Norala, South Cotabato, PCI Bank, RCBC and PhilBanking.
An active leader, Atty. Ferrer became the President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (Socsargen Chapter) from 1983-85.
In 1985, Atty. Pedro Ferrer and his family transferred their residence to Manila. In the same year, he became a partner at Lesaca, Espiritu & Ferrer Law Offices at Quiapo, Manila. In 1988, he became a partner at Cedo, Reyes, Maynigo & Ferrer Law Offices.
In 1990, Atty. Pedro Ferrer decided to start his individual private practice and established FERRERLAW in Quezon City. His long list of satisfied clients include, among others: Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the Mangudadatu clan, Mayor Rodolfo Gantuangco of Kidapawan, Mayor Muslimin Sema of Cotabato City, former NFA Administrator Jesus Tanchanco, former Mayor Fernando Miguel.
Jon Peter B. Ferrer
Atty. JP Ferrer is both a lawyer and a certified public accountant. After becoming a lawyer in 2006, Atty. JP Ferrer immediately practiced law in the firm as an associate.
Atty. JP Ferrer primarily handles civil, criminal and administrative litigation, labor, corporate and special proceedings cases for FERRERLAW. Moreover, he reviews contracts for corporate and individual clients. He is also well experienced in conducting legal due diligence for corporate clients.
He became a junior partner in 2009. Consequently, he is in charge of the administrative affairs of the law firm.
From November 2005 and up to the present, Atty. Ferrer is the in-house legal counsel for Right Angle Properties, Inc. He advises the Board of Directors on legal matters and issues. He is consulted upon by the Board of Directors and corporate officers on legal implications of the corporation’s real estate transactions. Likewise, the latter handles civil, criminal, and taxation cases of the corporation.
Belinda M. Atienza
After graduation, Atty. Atienza joined Ongkiko Kalaw Manhit and Acorda Law Offices where she primarily assisted Atty. Mario Ongkiko, one of the country’s legal luminaries and was engaged in advocacy and litigation work by handling special proceedings, criminal, civil, labor, and intellectual property cases pending before the regular and appellate courts, the National Labor Relations Commission, and the Intellectual Property Office. She was also doing corporate practice by drafting and reviewing contracts, incorporating corporations, preparing board resolutions of corporations and other corporate housekeeping tasks, drafting opinions on client queries, handling petitions before the Securities and Exchange Commission, and evaluating the tax implications of certain corporate actions.
Evecar B. Cruz
Thereafter in late 2006, Atty. Cruz joined the Supreme Court of the Philippines Program Management Office as a Court Attorney. Atty. Cruz was tasked of handling judicial reform programs for the high court funded by the World Bank under the Judicial Reform Support Project. She is the focal person for the Justice on Wheels project, Enhanced Caseflow Management System and Reengineering of the Court’s Jurisdictional Structure. Likewise, Atty. Cruz headed the secretariat for the Bids and Awards Committee for the Action Program for Judicial Reform (BAC-APJR) and was thus heavily involved in procurement law and processes.
In November 2007, Atty. Cruz joined the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a Geneva based international humanitarian organization, as its Programme Manager. She was the lead manager for ICRC projects with the military, police and the academe.
At present, Atty. Cruz is the Legal Adviser of ICRC. She likewise supervises the programs of the ICRC with military, police and national agencies.
Erlinda S. Bulaong
After being a lawyer in 1972, she joined the National Food Authority (NFA) as Registration and Licensing Officer in the same year. While in NFA, she occupied several positions, including Regional Director, Region XI, Operations Specialist and Assistant Director for Non-Grains Operations, NFA Central Office. In 1989, she availed of the NFA early retirement program.
After her retirement from a very fruitful government service, she joined Ferrer Law in 1990. She is also connected as Director/Legal Consultant of Valueland Properties Inc., Right Angle Properties, Inc., and Natureway Properties, Inc. All of these are real estate firms where she and her partners now give most of their time in matching job opportunities and helping provide affordable housing for the Filipino people.
From 2002 to 2004, she was part of First Gentleman Jose Miguel T. Arroyo’s Free Legal Aid Project. During the legal clinic’s operation, the number of clients every Saturday ranged from 39 to 60. It served a total of 3, 607 clients before it closed in December 2004.
Since 2007, Atty. Bulaong is also a volunteer lawyer in the Legal Aid Desk of Quezon City’s Gender and Development Resource Coordinating Office (GADRCO). She provides free legal assistance to employees and residents of Quezon City on cases related to gender discrimination and violation of human and women’s rights. Services include counseling, documentation and other legal services, short of representation.