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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 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.

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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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