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Lawyer's Oath

“I, (name), do solemnly swear (affirm) that I accept the honor, privilege, duty, and responsibility of practicing law in the Philippines as an Officer of the Court, in the interest of our people.

I declare fealty to the Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines.

In so doing, I shall work towards promoting the rule of law in a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace.

I shall conscientiously and courageously work for justice, as well as safeguard the rights and meaningful freedoms of all persons, identities, and communities.


I shall ensure greater and equitable access to justice. 

I shall do no falsehood nor shall I pervert the law to unjustly favor or prejudice anyone. 

I shall faithfully discharge these duties and responsibilities to the best of my ability, with integrity and utmost civility. 

I impose upon myself without mental reservation nor purpose of evasion.

[For oath] So help me, God. (Omit for affirmations)”

DOWNLOAD a free copy of the CPRA from the official website of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

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