ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS-AT-LAW

JOEFFREY  GATON PAGDANGANAN
Roll no. 59542
IBP - Makati Chapter
Admitted to the Bar in 2011 
Areas of Practice : Land Registration, Labor Law, Criminal Law, Civil Law, Family Law and Corporate Law


Atty. Joeffrey G. Pagdanganan is a holder of Bachelor of Arts Major in Legal Management from the University of Santo Tomas where he graduated Cum Laude. He is also a holder of Bachelor of Laws from the Arellano University School of Law and was admitted to the bar in April 2011.

He was a Contract Administration Assistant for the Credit and Collection Department of Tutuban Properties Inc. in 2002-2005 where he specialized in the Documentation and Account Management where he was involved in the overall documentation processes of the company such as writing legal documents and other duties inherent to the position. He was also a Collection Associate for STC Solutions PeopleSupport (Philippines) Inc. in 2005 where he specialized in First Party Collections.

He served as a Legal Associate in PacificHub Corporation in 2005-2006 where he specialized in Legal Communications. In the year 2006-2007, he became a Research Associate – Consultancy Services for Leechiu and Associates where he assists in the over-all research work on all sectors of the Philippine property market in support of the company’s research, valuation, consultancy and agency functions.

He was also affiliated with Bank of the Philippine Islands where he was a Management Trainee for the BPI HR Training in October 2007 to May 2008, Collections Officer for the Loans Servicing and Remedial of the BPI Family Savings Bank Inc. in June 2008 to September 2011. He then served as a Remedial Management Officer for the Loans Servicing and Remedial Department of BPI Family Savings Bank Inc in September 2011 to January 2012 and the Special Accounts and Clearance Unit Head of the Remedial Management Department from February 2012 to July 2012.

On August 2012 to August 2015, he served as an Attorney III for the Litigation Division of the Legal Affairs Department of the National Food Authority where he represents NFA at hearings involving grains businessmen, NFA officials, and employees and contractors as well as land registrations in various courts and administrative bodies as the case may be.

He also became a part-time instructor for the College of Business Administration of the University of the East – Manila Campus from June 2015 to June 2016.

He was a Bank Attorney of the Legal Services Department of the Philippine Postal Savings Bank, Inc. in August 2015 to September 2016.

He became a Junior Legal Associate in the Legal Department of Royal Cargo, Inc. Freight and Forwarding and Logistics in October 2016 to March 2017.

He was also an Attorney V (Contract of Service) for the Legal Department of the Civil Service Commission – NCR from April 2017 to October 2017.

He is currently an Instructor III at the Alfredo M. Velayo – College of Accountancy of the University of Santo Tomas from January 2015 up to present. Aside from this, he is the Managing Partner of Pagdanganan Engo & Associates and a Resident Agent and Corporate Secretary for several Corporations.

He is currently taking his Master of Laws at the Graduate School of Law at the University of Santo Tomas.