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The Practice of Law

Practice of law means any activity, in or out of court, which requires the
application of law, legal procedure, knowledge, training and experience. It is to give
notice or render any kind of service, which device or service requires the use in any
degree of legal knowledge or skill. (Cayetano v. Monsod, 201 SCRA 210 (1991))1 o
Padilla, Dissenting Practice of law means to exercise or pursue an employment or
profession, actively, habitually, repeatedly or customarily. There must be continuity
or a succession of acts. Several factors enumerated by the Commission on
Appointments to determine practice of law: (1) Habituality - customarily or
frequently holding ones self out to the public as a lawyer