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NameEvery applicant for admission to the practice of law must possess the following qualifications, except: Pass the bar At least 20 years old Philippine resident Filipino citizenThe following statements on lawyer’s fees are true, except: Competition in charging lower professional fees to attract clients is not prohibited The rules do not prohibit charging reduced fees to people of limited means A lawyer shall not charge lower rates unless the circumstances so warrant Healthy competition in the matter of charging professional fees to benefit clients is not prohibitedWho decides whether an offense involves moral turpitude or not in determining the moral character of an applicant for admission to the bar? The Supreme Court The Office of the Bar Confidant The lawyer who signs the testimonial of good character The Judicial and Bar Council________________ is a counsel appointed or assigned by the court, by reason of experience and ability, to adequately defend the accused, who is usually an indigent, in a criminal case. Counsel de parte Counsel de oficio Attorney ad hoc Counsel pro bono________________ refers to solicitation of any kind of legal business by laymen employed by an attorney for the purpose, or by the attorney himself. Ambulance chaser Professional legal peddler Ambulance chasing Professional touting_________________ refers to a person named or appointed by the court to defend an absentee defendant in a suit in which the appointment is made. Attorney-at-law Attorney-in-fact Counsel de oficio Attorney-ad-hocA young successful bar candidate was convicted of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide as a result of his participation in a hazing incident. After serving probation, may he be allowed to take his oath as lawyer? Yes, because the Supreme Court can revisit the judgment of conviction and decide independently whether the person’s act disqualifies him from admission to the bar Yes, because the Supreme Court may give him the benefit of the doubt upon showing of his righteousness and taking judicial notice of the general tendency of the youth to be rash and uncalculating No, because his conviction is a flaw in his character that cannot be removed by mere faithful compliance with the conditions of his probation No, because the practice of law is a privilege extended only to those who possess the high standards of intellectual and moral qualificationsThe following are exceptions to the rule that “only persons admitted to the bar and of good and regular standing may practice law”, except: Union representative Law student under the legal clinic of a school Person representing a claimant under the cadastral act Person representing another in the RTC where a lawyer is not available_________________ refers to a person who has strong interest in or views on the subject matter of an action, but not part thereto, who may be invited by the Court or who may petition the Court to help in the disposition of the issues submitted to it. Advocate Counsel de parte Solicitor Expert witness Amicus CuriaeThe following people are covered by the Code of Professional Responsibility, except: Pre-law students Public prosecutors Bar exam applicants Lawyers in governmentMay a lawyer who lost Filipino citizenship still practice law? No, loss of Filipino citizenship ipso facto terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines and cannot be regained Yes, loss of Filipino citizenship terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines but can be automatically resumed upon reacquiring Filipino citizenship by authority of the Supreme Court Yes, loss of Filipino citizenship terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines but can be conditionally resumed by authority of the Supreme Court No, loss of Filipino citizenship ipso jure terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines and cannot be regainedMay a disbarred lawyer resume practice of law? Yes, only if pardoned by his/her complainant No, unless allowed by the Supreme Court on his/her own petition No, unless he takes and passes the bar again Yes, only if allowed by the Supreme Court upon petition of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines______________________ is a prima facie evidence of a person’s good moral character for purposes of admission to the bar. Court clearance Testimonials of good character from lawyers NBI and police clearance Clearance from law schoolThe following persons are prohibited from engaging in the private practice of law, except: Officials and employees of the Office of the Solicitor General Members of Congress Judges and other officials as employees of the Supreme Court Cabinet secretaries and their deputiesThe age requirement for admission to the bar is at least: 20 years old 23 years old 18 years old 21 years oldIn law practice, the following forms of advertising are permissible except: Publication of simple announcement of opening a law firm or change of partnership or address Writing legal articles but not employed to give advice on inquiries on individual rights Publication in reputable law list of brief biographical and informative data Use of professional cards indicating the lawyer’s field of expertise in lawThe following persons have restricted right to practice law, except: Municipal mayors Retired judges and justices Sanggunian members Vice governorsThe following terms refer to a lawyer, except: Barrister Proctor Solicitor Attorney-in-factThe following persons may practice law despite not being admitted to the bar, except: Person representing himself in the RTC Person representing a principal in the RTC Person representing a friend in the MTC Person authorized to represent the government in a caseThe following are instances of lack of good moral character that disqualifies an applicant for admission to the bar, except: Committing polygamy by a Muslim Making false statement in his application Living an adulterous life Using another person’s school recordsBe sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! 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