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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.
Latest News
February 2020 Bar Examination Results Have Been Released

To view the list of names of applicants who passed the examination...

Read More 05/13/2020
Supreme Court of Georgia Approves Provisional Admission to the Practice of Law - FORMS NOW AVAILABLE

In light of the uncertainty about the duration of the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 in Georgia and throughout the United States...

Read More 05/13/2020
DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR SUBMISSION OF FORMS FOR ADA ACCOMMODATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 BAR EXAM

The deadline for submission of completed ADA forms to the Office of Bar Admissions ...

Read More 05/07/2020
Supreme Court of Georgia Announces July 2020 Bar Exam Rescheduled

The Supreme Court of Georgia announced today that due to the coronavirus, it has rescheduled the July 28-29 bar exam...

Read More 04/17/2020
How is COVID-19 Affecting the Georgia Office of Bar Admissions? (Updated April 17, 2020)

Frequently Asked Questions concering the September 2020 Bar and Provisional Admission to the Practice of Law....

Read More 04/17/2020
Effective July 2019 Exam, Drinking Water in Clear, Plastic, Disposable, Unlabeled Bottles Only

Drinking water in clear, plastic, disposable, unlabeled bottles ONLY...

Read More 06/24/2019


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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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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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