C3 Firm banners the professional collaboration of Atty. Jerry Catague, C.P.A., R.E.A., R.E.B., Atty. Charizma Cortez-Catague, C.P.A., R.E.A., R.E.B., and Atty. Jose Charito Cortez II, C.P.A., before he joined the government.
Cham to her friends, she is by training and education a lawyer and certified public accountant.
She obtained her degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Ateneo de Davao University. She passed the licensure examination for certified public accountants in 1999.
In relentless pursuit of professional advancement and personal growth, she toggled between work and school as she pursued her law degree at the College of Law of Ateneo de Davao University while practicing as an accountant. She graduated law school and took the Bar Examinations in 2005. In 2006, she took her oath as a lawyer and was formally admitted in the Philippine Bar.
Seeking to expand further her professional horizon and fields of interest, she took the board licensure examinations for real estate brokers and real estate appraisers in 2015. She passed both examinations, placing 10th in the licensure examination for real estate appraisers.
Aside from being a passionate practitioner of her professions, she is also a dedicated educator. She has been a faculty member of what is now known as the School of Business and Governance of Ateneo de Davao University, where she handles business law and taxation subjects, since 1999. She is also a member of the faculty of Cor Jesu College Law School, where she teaches Business Organization subjects.
She was the Treasurer of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) – Davao City Chapter from 2017-2019.
Jerry is also a lawyer, certified public accountant, real estate appraiser and real estate broker.
He completed his degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy ( cum laude) at Ateneo de Davao University. Shortly after passing the CPA licensure examination, he proceeded to study law at Ateneo de Davao College of Law.
In 2014, he took the board licensure examinations for real estate brokers and real estate appraisers. He placed 3rd and 1st in the respective exams.
Jose Charito Cortez II
Jong, the younger brother of Atty. Cham, is a lawyer and a certified public accountant.
He completed his degree of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at Ateneo de Davao University in 2004. He earned his license as a Certified Public Accountant in 2005. Following the footsteps of his Ate Cham, he pursued a degree in law at the College of Law of Ateneo de Davao University the following year. He took his oath as a lawyer and was formally admitted in the Philippine Bar in 2011.
He has been with the City Prosecution Office – Davao City since 2017.