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Re: Application of John Smith

I, John Smith, having filed an application with the Georgia Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants and fully recognizing the responsibility to the Public, the Bench, and the Bar of this State lodged with the Georgia Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants by the Supreme Court of Georgia under the Constitution of the State of Georgia to determine that only those of high character and fitness and ability are admitted to the Bar of Georgia, hereby authorize and request every school official and every other person, firm, officer, corporation, association, organization or institution having control of any documents, records or other information pertaining to me relevant to my good moral character and fitness to perform the responsibilities of an attorney to furnish the originals or copies of any such documents, records and other information to said Board, or any of its representatives, and to permit said Board, or any of its representatives, to inspect and make copies of any such documents, records and other information.

I hereby authorize all such persons as set out above to answer any inquiries, questions, or interrogatories concerning the undersigned which may be submitted to them by the Georgia Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants or its authorized representative, and to appear before said Board, or its authorized representative, and to give full and complete testimony concerning the undersigned, including any information furnished by the undersigned. I hereby relinquish any and all rights to reports or other information incident in any way to cooperation with the Georgia Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants, or its authorized representative, and fully understand that I shall not be entitled to have disclosed to me the contents of any of the foregoing.

I hereby release and exonerate every school official and every other person, firm, officer, corporation, association, organization or institution which shall comply in good faith with the authorization and request made herein from any and all liability of every nature and kind growing out of or in anyway pertaining to the furnishing or inspection of such documents, records and other information or the investigation made by said Georgia Board to Determine Fitness of Bar Applicants. The undersigned further waives absolutely any privilege he/she may have relevant to his/her good moral character and fitness to perform the responsibilities of an attorney under Georgia Laws.

For the purpose of this release, the undersigned gives permission to use a photocopy of his/her electronic signature on this form as an original signature.
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