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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; and
2.  Bar Examination Application.
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 2014 Bar Examination Results

    The Office of Bar Admissions will release the official results of the February 2014 Georgia Bar Examination on Friday, May 23, 2014 ...

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  • Acceptance Period for Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law

    The acceptance period for the Application for Certification of Fitness to Practice Law for the February 2015 Bar Exam has been opened...

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  • New Fingerprint Requirements

    You must submit your fingerprints to this office through the Georgia Applicant Processing Services (GAPS) Program as soon as possible but not later than 30 days from the date you submit your Fitness Application...

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  • Items Required for Timely Filing

    Your Fitness Application is not considered timely filed unless all of the following are completed by the filing deadline...

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Office of Bar Admissions

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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Admission to the Practice of Law

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

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

Deadlines & Fees

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

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External Links

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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