The photo above was taken after the oath-taking ceremonies for the successful 2007 Bar Successful Bar Candidates held at the Philippine International Convention Center in April 29, 2008. HNU produced three new lawyers, the most number of successful barristers among the law schools in the province. Standing with Atty. Paredes are Atty. Jonathan Capanas (right of Paredes), College of Law Dean of the University of San Jose Recolletos in Cebu City, and Atty. Alfredo Dirige (left of Paredes), Dean of the College of Law of the University of La Salette in Isabela. Atty. Paredes also represented HNU Law Dean, Atty. Tomas D. Abapo, Jr. in a meeting of the PALS, April 28, at the Traders’ Hotel to discuss on the accreditation of law schools in the country. This meeting was sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development.