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Remulla appoints DOJ spox

August 19, 2022 - Friday 4:08 PM by Antonio Hernandez

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Department of Justice (DOJ) has appointed lawyer Jose Dominic Clavano IV as the department's official spokesperson. 

"In the interest of the service and pursuant to the provisions of existing laws, rules and regulations, Atty.Jose Dominic Clavano IV is hereby designated as the Official Spokesperson of this Department, in addition to his present tasks and responsibilities," Remulla said in Department Order No.385. 

As a spokesperson, Remulla said Clavano is authorized to make public statements and issue press releases on his behalf on all matters concerning the activities of the DOJ about its area of jurisdiction and mandate. 

"This Order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in force and effect until sooner revoked," Remulla added. 

Before his appointment, Clavano worked at the Office of the Solicitor General as Associate Solicitor 1 and Associate Solicitor 2 from 2018 to 2020 and 2020 to 2021, respectively. 

He also worked at the Department of Transportation, Anti-Money Laundering Council, and the Cebu Port Authority Task Force. 

Clavano graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Management Economics in 2014 and the Ateneo Law School in 2018. 

He also took up an online international law program at Harvard University from June to August 2021.   (Antonio Hernandez)