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"the practice of law is a profession and not a business; lawyers should not advertise their talents as merchants advertise their wares...." Linsangan vs. Tolentino A.C. 6672
Members of the Philippine Bar are very much aware of CANON 3, which states that, A LAWYER IN MAKING KNOWN HIS LEGAL SERVICES SHALL USE ONLY TRUE, HONEST, FAIR, DIGNIFIED AND OBJECTIVE INFORMATION OR STATEMENT OF FACTS. In a line of decisions, the Supreme Court of the Philippines, had adhered to strict/absolute prohibition on using advertisements for legal services, except to announce their services trough reputable law list or simple professional cards. In theory the lawyer's best advertisement is his candor and reputation. (But, of course, every lawyer knows this for a fact!!)
However, what most legal practitioner's are unaware of, is that the rule had been change overnight, by google, blogger, yahoo, facebook, twitter et. al.,
A Guide on How to Effectively Utilize LawyerHub.Net
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