New York –The newly elected National President of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), Atty. Domingo Egon Q. Cayosa, took his Oath of Office before Consul General Claro S. Cristobal at the Philippine Consulate General in New York (PCGNY) on 1 July 2019.
A civic leader, environmentalist, and human rights advocate, Atty. Cayosa used to be the IBP Vice Chairman of the Board and Governor for Northern Luzon.
For his 2-year term, Atty. Cayosais exploring the possibility of establishing IBP international chapters worldwide, including the United States, to allow Philippine lawyers, or lawyers of Filipino descent, practicing abroad, the opportunity to share in the mission of the IBP – to elevate the standards of the legal profession, to improve the administration of justice, and to enable the Bar to discharge its public responsibility more effectively.
The IBP is the bar association of Filipino lawyers established under Republic Act 6397. Membership with the IBP is mandatory for all who both passed the Philippine Bar examination and took their oath as attorneys.