Secretary’s Certificate Granting PreTrial Authority to Legal Counsel

Republic of the Philippines)
Province of ____________________) S.S.
City/Municipality of _____________)
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I, the undersigned Corporate Secretary of __Name of Corporation__, INC., a domestic corporation duly organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the Republic of the Philippines, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that at a (regular/special) meeting of the Board of Directors of said corporation held at its principal office in _____________, Philippines on _____________, duly called for the purpose, a quorum being present and acted throughout, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted, and are now in full force and effect, to wit:

“RESOLVED, as it is hereby RESOLVED, to name, constitute and appoint Atty. __________________________, with office address at _____________, Philippines, to be the true and lawful Attorney-in-Fact of the corporation at all the hearings, proceedings, pre-trial conference, mediation and juridical dispute resolution proceedings and all incidents of the case entitled “_____________, Plaintiff versus _____________, Defendant” pending in the Regional Trial Court, Branch ______, _____________ City, docketed as Civil Case No. _____________, on such date or dates as may be agreed upon by the parties of directed by the Honorable Court with full and special power and authority (A) to enter into an amicable settlement, (B) to submit to alternative modes of dispute resolution, including but not limited to mediation and judicial dispute resolutions, (C) to enter into stipulations or admissions of facts and of documents, and (D) to exercise acts enumerated under Section 2 of Rule 18 of the Revised Rules of Court;

“RESOLVED FURTHER, to authorize Atty. __________________________ to cause the preparation, execute and sign pleadings, motions, memoranda and such other documents as may be needed in the course of the trial, as well as to submit and present evidence in behalf of the corporation;

“RESOLVED FINALLY, to give and grant unto Atty. __________________________ full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises and hereby ratifying and confirming all that the said attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this special power and authority granted.”

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my signature this _____________ at _____________, Philippines.

Corporate Secretary Attested to by: