Admission to the practice of law in Georgia is a two-step process that requires the submission of two applications with separate deadlines and fees.
Second, after you have been notified that the Fitness Board has certified you as fit to practice law, you must timely file a Bar Exam Application to become eligible to sit for a bar exam.
Information on Admission to the Practice of Law in Georgia
Admission to the practice of law in Georgia is under the jurisdiction of two separate and distinct boards, the Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants and the Board of Bar Examiners. Read More »
Making the Mark - Character and Fitness for Admission to the Bar
We all know that lawyers must pass a bar examination in order to practice law. However, future lawyers must first receive Certification of Fitness to Practice Law before they are eligible to sit for the Georgia bar examination. Read More »
Admission on Motion without Examination
On December 12, 2002, the Supreme Court of Georgia entered an order adopting "Admission on Motion without Examination" effective January 1, 2003. Read More »
Supreme Court Committee on Legal Education
The Supreme Court Committee on Legal Education was appointed by Order of the Supreme Court of Georgia, dated April 4, 2007, and charged with studying legal educational developments, including alternative forms of legal education. Read More »