PUBLIC ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
M I S S I O N
To provide free legal representation, assistance and counselling to indigent persons in criminal, civil, labor, and administrative cases thereby giving realization to the constitutional mandate that “free access to the courts and quasi-judicial bodies and adequate legal assistance shall not be denied to any person by reason of poverty (Sec. 11, Article 3 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution)”.
V I S I O N
The PAO envisions a God-centered, service-oriented and dynamic institution that would be the center of excellence as the principal law office of the government in extending free legal assistance to indigents led by highly competent, world-class, development oriented and nationalistic leaders.
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