NEW YORK 12 July 2019 – The newly-elected Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) National President Atty. Domingo Egon Q. Cayosa took his Oath of Office before Consul General to New York Claro S. Cristobal at the Philippine Consulate General in New York.
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 two-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 IBP’s missions – 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 examinations and took their oath as lawyers.
(Article from dfa.gov.ph)