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GEORGIA OFFICE of BAR ADMISSIONS

Admission to the Practice of Law in Georgia
Admission to the Practice of Law in Georgia is a two-step process that requires the submission of two separate applications with separate deadlines and fees.*
1.  Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law in Georgia;
2.  Bar Examination Application; and
3.  Your application will not be considered filed until all required fees have been received in the Office of Bar Admissions before 4:00 p.m. on the posted deadline.
An applicant must receive Certification of Fitness to Practice Law to be eligible to submit a Bar Examination Application.
*Petition and fitness applications for Admission on Motion are not subject to filing deadlines.
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Office of Bar Admissions

The Office of Bar Admissions is the administrative arm of the Supreme Court of Georgia responsible for the admission of attorneys to the practice of law in Georgia.

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Registration

All persons who wish to file an application with the Georgia Office of Bar Admissions must first create a personal account on this website.

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Rules & Policies

Admission to the practice of law in the State of Georgia is governed by the following Rules which have been promulgated by the Supreme Court of Georgia.

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Deadlines & Fees

Information regarding deadlines and fees for the Bar Examination, Certification of Fitness, ADA Accommodations, and Laptop Testing.

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Student Practice Rule Registration

Information regarding the Student Practice Rule.

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External Links

These links are provided as a general information source for the use of visitors to the Georgia Office of Bar Admissions Website.

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