The Supreme Court released today the result of the 2012 Bar Examination. Congratulations to the following:
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The Supreme Court released the results of the 2011 Bar Examinations. The Chairman of the 2011 Bar Exams is Supreme Court Associate Justice Roberto Abad, while the examiners are: Court of Appeals Associate Justice Amy Lazaro Javier for Political Law; Cesario Alvero Azucena, Jr. for Labor Law; Ernesto Pineda for Civil Law; Abelardo Domondon for [...]
The Supreme Court released the results of the 2010 bar examinations today, 17 March 2011. Congratulations to our soon-to-be lawyers. You’ll be full-fledged lawyers after taking the oath. Here’s the Top 10 (full list below):
On 26 March 2010, the Supreme Court issued the List of Successful Examinees of 2009 Bar Examinations. The passing rate is 24.58% (1,451 out of 5,903 examinees from 108 law schools). The Top 10 examinees are: 1. YEBRA, Reinier Paul R. (84.80, San Beda College) 2. TAPIC, Charlene May C. (84.60, San Beda College) 3. [...]
Here’s the full list of the examinees who passed the 2008 bar exams (with the Top Ten). They will become full-fledged lawyers after taking the oath and physically signing the roll of attorneys. Congratulations, everyone. See you in court.
What is the policy behind the “Credit Information System Act”? This law, Republic Act No. 9510, is consistent with the need to establish a comprehensive and centralized credit information system for the collection and dissemination of fair and accurate information relevant to, or arising from, credit and credit-related activities of all entities participating in the [...]
(The Supreme Court recently issued the Rule on Mandatory Legal Aid Service , requiring all “practicing lawyers” to render a minimum of 60 hours of free legal aid services to indigent litigants in a year. Please note the definition of a “practicing lawyer”. It was published in the PhilStar and Inquirer on 14 February 2009. [...]
For those interested, the questions and proposed answers for the 2008 bar exams (Political Law, Labor Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics) are posted at phBar.org. Thank you.
The Supreme Court earlier issued Bar Matter No. 1922, requiring all lawyers to indicate the number and date of issue of their MCLE Certificate of Compliance, and if they could not do so by 25, August 2008, it will result to the dismissal of the case and the expunction of the pleadings from the records. [...]
Quoted hereunder, for your information, is a resolution of the Supreme Court En Banc dated June 3, 2008: “Bar Matter No. 1922. – Re: Recommendation of the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Board to Indicate in All Pleadings Filed with the Courts the Counsel’s MCLE Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Exemption. – The Court [...]