As a Catholic school, the Ateneo de Naga College of Law is committed to making in an institutional manner a Christian presence in the legal world by fidelity to the Christian message of faith as it comes through the Church and by service to others, especially the underprivileged.
As a Jesuit institution, the Ateneo de Naga College of Law shares in the mission of all Jesuit institutions for evangelization which is understood not only as proclamation of the Christian faith but also as life witness especially to a faith that accomplishes justice, and the mission of reconciliation with God, with one another, and with creation.
As a Filipino school, the Ateneo de Naga College of Law fosters love of country and a deep commitment to the culture of human life and care for creation. It commits itself to contribute to and benefit from global society for the transformation of the Filipino nation, in a special way through the formation of culturally rooted legal practitioners responsive to the needs of the country in the bigger millieu of globalization.
As a school of law, the mission of the Ateneo de Naga College of Law is the formation of men and women into lawyers competent in their knowledge of the law, skilled in its practice, and imbued with Ignatian values of justice, personal spirituality and ethical professional service to others.
As a part of the Ateneo de Naga University, the College of Law shall exert its best efforts to support the programs and objectives of the other colleges or departments of the University, in particular in establishing collaborative programs of study in law supportive of the University’s mission and objectives.
Towards the accomplishment of this mission, the Ateneo de Naga College of Law insists on intellectual rigor in the tradition of Jesuit education. Intellectual rigor demands, inter alia, a thorough grasp of the nature and ends of law, the ability to express legal conviction orally and in writing in its practice, and sensitivity to the rule of law as an instrument of service and social transformation.