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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Consul General Claro Cristobal Administers Oath of Office of New IBP National President

Consul General Claro S. Cristobal (3rd from the right) administers the oath of office of Atty. Domingo Egon Q. Cayosa (center) at the Philippine Center witnessed by members of his family and friends. Consul Arman R. Talbo (2nd from the right) and Vice Consul Tanya Faye Ramiro (rightmost) were also present in the oath-taking ceremony. (Photoby NYPCG)

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.

civic leader, environmentalist, and human rights advocate, Atty. Cayosa used to be the IBP Vice Chairman of the Board and Governor for Northern Luzon.

The newly sworn-in National President of the IBP, Atty. Domingo Egon Q. Cayosa (4th from the right) poses with Consul General Claro S. Cristobal (3rd from the right), NYPCG’s officers, who are themselves members of the IBP, Consul Arman R. Talbo (2nd from right), and Vice Consul Tanya Faye O. Ramiro (rightmost), and friends of Atty Cayosa: Atty. Ferdinand G. Suba, Esq. (2nd from left) and daughters (3rd and 4th from left) of Atty. Cayosa.(Photo by NYPCG)

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.

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