Friday, May 10, 2013 is the DEADLINE for filing your Petition for Admission to the Bar (Application). Applications must be received on or before the deadline (not postmarked). Applications received after the deadline will be returned to sender. Please see IMPORTANT DATES.
Important Notices for Applicants for Admission to the Massachusetts Bar.
Notice to Applicants: Introducing the Laptop Computer Testing Program for the essay portion of the Massachusetts Bar Examination
Admission Ceremonies will be hosted June 25th and 26th, 2013. See Ceremonies for further information.
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Judicial Court for The County of Suffolk. This site has been created to better
serve the bench, bar and public.
The County Clerk's office is responsible for the single justice caseload
of the Supreme Judicial Court. The office has three departments. The Single
Justice Department is responsible for the single justice caseload, or
trial court docket, of the Supreme Judicial Court. The Bar
Docket Department is responsible for matters filed by the Board of Bar
Overseers pertaining to attorney discipline and administrative matters affecting
members of the bar. The Attorney Services Department receives and maintains applications for admission to the bar of the Commonwealth,
coordinates the formal admission ceremony of new attorneys, issues certificates
of good standing, processes Rule 3:03 applications for student practitioners,
processes Rule 3:04 applications for attorneys in foreign jurisdictions,
and processes Rule 3:05 applications for licensing of foreign legal consultants.
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Maura S. Doyle, Clerk
Supreme Judicial Court for The County of Suffolk
John Adams Court House, 1st Floor
One Pemberton Square - Suite 1300
Boston, MA 02108-1707
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