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OBC: 2022 Bar exams still digital, localized

July 18, 2022 Hector Lawas 307 views

THE 2022 Bar examinations will be digitalized and localized just like the 2020 and 2021 exams, according to the Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC), on Monday disclosed.

The plan is to hold the 2022 Bar exams this November simultaneously in different testing areas across the country, the OBC continued.

The specific testing areas are still being finalized, OBC continued.

As this developed, the OBC urged judiciary employees and lawyers in private practice to help the Supreme Court to ensure a successful examination and become โ€œLocal Bar Personnelโ€.

Interested applicants must possess all of the following qualifications: incumbent judiciary employee, including those with permanent, coterminous, casual, and contractual status, or lawyer outside the Judiciary; fully vaccinated and have received at least one booster dose before October 15, 2022; not teaching in any law school or law review centers; have a LandBank account in oneโ€™s own name (for judiciary employees only and; have no relative/s by consanguinity or affinity within the fourth civil degree who will take the exam in the same testing center where the person will serve.

Interested applicants may apply as Local Bar Personnel, particularly as Floor Supervisors, Head Proctors, Proctors, and Runners.

The deadline for applications is on August 22, 2022.