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The Big Daddy: Atty. Karl Castillo (Part 1)

ATTY. KARL ARIAN A. CASTILLO is one of the most accomplished young lawyers in the in the country today. At age 40, he is one the youngest Partners in one of the country’s leading litigation firms...

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My Light Blue Suit

In an earlier article entitled Light Colored Suits in Court?, I had discussed how I loved wearing these kinds of outfits both inside and outside the courtroom. Here, I will be focusing on one...

Court Days Date Calculator

Court Days: The Lawyers’ Date Calculator

As practicing litigators, we deal with deadlines every day. Sometimes, these deadlines become so difficult to track. A Motion for Reconsideration must be filed 15 days from receipt of the Decision. However, if it’s an...

Light Colored Suits in Court?

Rarely do we see Filipino lawyers wearing a suit in court. I previously discussed this in an earlier article entitled The Suit vs. The Barong. In a courtroom with about twenty lawyers, there will...

Lawyer Jokes

10 Really Funny Lawyer Jokes

People love to make fun of lawyers. It’s either they love us so much or they despise us to the bone. No matter what the reason may be, the fact is there are hundreds...

Law Juan: A Handy App for Lawyers on the Go

The problem with being lawyer is that people think we are walking legal encyclopaedias. How many times have we been ambushed with legal queries during parties? In my experience, once I am introduced as...

Best Movie Cross Examinations

7 Greatest Cross-Examinations in Movies

Hollywood has produced several great “legal movies”. And, when I say legal movies, I am not talking about the opposite of illegal ones. I am referring to courtroom dramas or movies dealing with the...

3 WAYS TO LEGALLY GET AWAY WITH MURDER

3 WAYS TO LEGALLY GET AWAY WITH MURDER

Believe it or not, there are several provisions in various Philippine laws that actually allow people to get away with murder.  Here are three (3) of them.