Personal Blog of Atty. Charizma Cortez-Catague C.P.A., R.E.A., R.E.B.


Catague Cortez-Catague & Cortez Law Accounting & Realty Firm, C3 Firm, banners the professional practice of Atty. Charizma I. Cortez-Catague C.P.A., R.E.B., R.E.A..

C3 Firm provides professional services in the field of law, accountancy, and real estate service.

Charizma I. Cortez-Catague

Cham to her friends, she is by training and education a lawyer and a 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. She has been engaged in accountancy practice since then.

She completed her degree of Bachelor of Laws at the College of Law of Ateneo de Davao University in 2005. She took the Bar Examinations in the same year and passed. She took her oath and was formally admitted in the Philippine Bar in 2006.

By profession, Cham is also a real estate broker and real estate appraiser.  She placed 10th in the board 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.

Practice Areas


Trial and Litigation

Documentation and Notarization

Advisory and Consulting

Negotiation and Representation

Alternative Dispute Resolution


External Audit

Regulatory Compliance

Tax Management

Estate Planning


General Brokerage

Project Selling

Property Management

Realty Appraisal

Office Hours

Monday – Friday:

8:30 A.M. – 12:00 N.N.

1:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.


By Appointment

Office Address

BEP Bldg., Quimpo Blvd. corner Ecowest Dr.

Matina, Davao City


Contact Details


(082) 225 2031



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