Mon. Oct.24th – Ohio Bar Admissions Workshop


FREE – Ohio Bar Admissions Workshop

PRESENTED BY – Lee Ann Ward, Director of Bar Admissions, 

The Supreme Court of Ohio                        

          Monday, October 24, 2011        

 5:00 to 5:15 registration 

5:15 to 6:25 presentation

 LOCATION:                 Room 151

(FREE cookies & bottle water will be served!)

PURPOSE:    If you are a first or second year law student, you are considering or definitely planning to sit for the Ohio bar exam, and you have NOT yet submitted your required preliminary bar application, then you should absolutely plan to attend this FREE workshop.   This program is open to all law students.

 Topics addressed will include:

 ¨       The Ohio bar application process

¨       Character and Fitness (issues, problems, investigations)

¨       The level of scrutiny given to the bar applications

¨       Appropriate and thorough responses to the bar application questions

¨       DEADLINES!

Consider the following Preliminary Bar Application DEADLINES for The Supreme Court of Ohio

 November 15:  By all SECOND YEAR FULL- and PART-TIME students  ($75 fee)

 January 15:       DROP DEAD DEADLINE for July bar exam takers ($200 late fee)

 August 15:        DROP DEAD DEADLINE for February bar exam takers ($200 late fee)

WARNING:       Waiting until the drop-dead dates to file an application places you at risk of not getting to take the bar exam right after graduation.

QUESTIONS?    Please contact College Programs Specialist Liz Sauders at or Assistant Dean Thorpe at

Author: Liz Sauders

Manager of Compliance and Technology for The University of Akron School of Law