(Here’s a list of experiences one goes through before becoming a lawyer, posted by G.M.Francisco at the Forum. Sure left a smile on my face.)
The Blog.phBar.org welcomes contributors to write various articles that may be of interest to the phBar.org Community. A number of contributors and authors are already on board, so let’s discuss some questions that you may possibly raise at certain point:
There’s a previous post on the important bar review tip of the phBar.org Community members. Blimpi, an underbar back then, listed a number of items “to put us all in perspective”. The items don’t fit in the usual bar review tips, so we’re separately posting theme here.
There are so many unknowns about the first day of exam, or the 3 Sundays after, for those who are taking the bar exams for the first time. Here are some notes on what to expect, what to do (or not to do), what to bring, or just about anything helpful during the first Sunday.
Each one who hurdled the bar has a tip or two on preparing for the exams. We asked the members of phbar.org Forum for their important bar review tips. We’ve collected some of the tips here.
We would like to express our gratitude to Atty. Joan de Venecia for sharing her time and effort in giving a lecture during the 2nd Gathering of the phBar.org Community. Atty. de Venecia placed No. 1 during the 2005 Bar Exams. The summary is reproduced below. The full presentation is at the Forum.
An article of former Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban provides a list of law schools with the most No. 1 in the Bar Exams (1946 to 2006): University of the Philippines (UP) – 25 Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) – 17 San Beda College – 6 Far Eastern University (FEU) – 4 University of Manila (UM) – 2 University of the… Read more →
The symptoms, which will probably get worse as the days pass by, are obvious — sleepless nights, loss of appetite, mental anguish, anxiety, and, possibly besmirched reputation, extreme embarrassment and wounded feelings. These, and more, are expected to be experienced by our bar examinees.
(The Supreme Court deferred the effectivity of the Rule on Mandatory Legal Aid Service to 1 January 2010. Here’s the full text of Bar Matter No. 2012.)
The Supreme Court issued Bar Matter No. 1922 dated 3 June 2008, providing for the effects of failure to comply with the MCLE requirements: