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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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Laptop registration is closed for the February 2024 Bar Exam

Laptop registration closed on February 6....

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Rules, Procedures, and Instructions for the February 2024 Bar Exam

The exam rules have been posted....

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July 2023 Bar Examination Results Have Been Released

The list of passing applicants can be accessed here....

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Anticipated Score Release for July 2023 Bar Exam

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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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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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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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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.

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