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.
First, you must register on this website and file an Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law in Georgia (or other appropriate petition*).
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.
* Applicants seeking admission on motion without examination and admission as a foreign-educated applicant must first file a separate petition.
The list of passing applicants can be accessed here....Read More 05/12/2023
The exam rules have been posted....Read More 03/20/2023
Instructions for updating contact information are also included below...Read More 02/28/2023
Row assignments for standard-time applicants are now available....Read More 02/17/2023
Laptop registration has now closed....Read More 01/13/2023
Effective November 1, 2022, the Supreme Court of Georgia made several amendments to the Rules ...Read More 11/01/2022
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.Read More About Office of Bar Admissions »
All persons who wish to file an application with the Georgia Office of Bar Admissions must first create a personal account on this website.Register »
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.Read More About Rules & Policies »
Deadlines & Fees
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Student Practice Rule Registration
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Links for the State Bar of Georgia
The Office of Bar Admissions is a division of the Supreme Court of Georgia; it is NOT part of the State Bar of Georgia. Click the link below for information about the State Bar.Read More About the State Bar of Georgia »