Monday, February 11, 2008

Neg. Or. IBP hosts lawyers convention

The IBP WESTERN VISAYAS REGION under the leadership of Atty. Raymund J.A. Mercado, the incumbent IBP Governor for Western Visayas Region and the Negros Oriental Chapter headed by Atty. Samsodin Tahir will be hosting the IBP WESTERN VISAYAS REGIONAL CONVENTION AND MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION [MCLE] on March 6,7 and 8, 2008 at the Negros Oriental Convention Center here in Dumaguete City.
The affair will be attended by at least 400 lawyer - delegates from the Romblon, Guimaras, Antique, Capiz, Kalibo, Iloilo, Bacolod, Dumaguete and Siquijor. The theme of the convention and MCLE is “Raising the bar of the BAR: A Call to Excellence in the Practice of the Legal Profession”.
Among the topics relevant to the times that will be discussed during the MCLE will be as follows:

1. Writ of Amparo
2. Updates in Legal Ethics
3. Enhancing Negotiating Skills for Lawyers
4. Media & Lawyers
5. Oral Argument before the Court Of Appeals
6. Updates in Criminal Law
7. Relevant Special Laws on Land Registration Law
8. Energy, Environment & the Law

The keynote speaker is Sen. Kiko Pangilinan, while the other speakers are: Mayor Tuting Perdices, Cong. George Arnaiz, Gov. Dodo Macias, Sen. Mar Roxas and Sen. Dick Gordon. The registration fee for the three – day affair which includes meals, fellowship and kits is PHP4,000.00. Payment can be made at the IBP Neg. Or. Office at the Hall of Justice, Piapi, Dumaguete City.
Queries can be made too at 422-1572 thru the IBP Secretary Elsie Malayo.

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