Undersecretary Atty. Karlo S. Bello (on leave)
Admitted to the Philippine Bar, 2007. Education: University of the Philippines (A.B. Political Science, 2000). Ateneo Law School (Juris Doctor, 2005)
Atty. Bello is an Undersecretary with the Department of Agrarian Reform, and previously served as a Councilor in the third district of Davao City. During the last elections of 2010, Atty. Bello garnered the most number of votes among all the three (3) district making him the No. 1 Councilor for Davao City.
Atty. Bello comes from a family of politicians, and thus, specializes in administrative law, and has had extensive experience liaising with all branches of government.
*Due to his appointment with the government Atty. Karlo Bello has left the firm and has been replaced by his wife, Atty. January Faye Risonar-Bello, starting January 16, 2018.