9 June 2021 – CBAA Chairperson Robert H. Tobia swore into office two newly appointed Hearing Officers for Visayas and Mindanao field office.

Administered the oath of office were Atty. Arvin M. Carael and Atty. Carlomagno N. Calingin for Visayas and Mindanao respectively. Atty. Carael, who hails from Butuan City, served as Corporate Lawyer for RCR Group of Companies in Quezon City; Legal Officer for Philippine National Construction Corporation (PNCC); and a Law Faculty at the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) in Manila and Our Lady of Fatima University in Valenzuela city before going into private law practice.

Atty. Calingin on the other hand is a Senior Partner for Sabacajan, Calingin, Datu Law Office. Served as Legal Officer for BALAOD Mindanaw Inc., Legal Counsel for Celestina Property Development Corporation, and Law Professor at the Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan) College of Law.

CBAA Chairperson Robert Tobia (top left) administering oath of office to (L-R) Atty. Arvin M. Carael, Atty. Carlomagno N. Calingin, Maria Corazon R. Angangan

Also sworn into office is Ms. Maria Corazon R. Angangan, newly promoted Administrative Assistant for Luzon Field Office.

The ceremony was held online via Zoom videoconference.