DAVAO CITY – Atty. Lara May Goc-ong took her oath of office before Executive Commissioner Melzar P. Galicia as the Chief Regional Adjudicator for Regional Adjudication Branch No. XI on Wednesday, 16 February 2022.


She will lead RAB No. XI and shall oversee its administration and operations, including the supervision of its Regional Adjudicators and personnel; hear and decide on cases falling under its original and exclusive jurisdiction; issue summons, subpoenas and other processes; and execute final orders, awards or judgments.


Previously a litigation lawyer for a private firm, Atty. Goc-ong handled all types of cases, including those involving real estate development and homeowners’ associations.


She finished her law degree from the Ateneo de Davao University in 2012, and became a member of the bar in 2013.