IMPORTANT BAR EXAMINATION INFORMATION & UPCOMING DEADLINES

IMPORTANT BAR EXAMINATION INFORMATION & UPCOMING DEADLINES

ATTENTION:   ALL 2nd YEAR FULL-TIME & PART-TIME STUDENTS

If you plan to take the Ohio Bar Exam and have not already done so, your Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law must be RECEIVED in the Office of Bar Admissions at the Supreme Court of Ohio by November 15.

 Please see http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/admissions/calendar.asp  for calendar of deadlines.

 Also see http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/admissions/admissionApps/default.asp  to access that application.

 Your required Ohio Bar Certificate of Dean (available on the application link above) must be submitted to Terri Bisesi in the law school dean’s office for processing. When your  Certificate of Dean is returned, you will receive an official fingerprint card and instructions where to get fingerprinted.

 These forms take time to process, so please submit in a timely fashion.  Processing in our office and your submission to the bar (mailing time) need to be considered.

Do not delay!

 Questions?   Please feel free to contact Director of Student Affairs Ivy Banks at ikw1@uakron.edu or Terri Bisesi at tbisesi@uakron.edu. 


 Plan to take the bar in another state?

All State Bar Admission Offices

To get information about bar admission requirements or to apply for admission to the bar, contact the appropriate jurisdiction. Most jurisdictions have information available via their own websites found at http://www.ncbex.org/bar-admissions/offices 

Just like Ohio’s certificates, other state’s law school certificates must be submitted to the law school dean’s office, College Program Specialist Terri Bisesi for processing.

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