Bar Admission Ceremony

February 2023 Admission Ceremony

Friday, May 12, 2023: This ceremony is only for those applicants who were successful on the February 2023 Minnesota bar exam and recommended for admission.

Click here for ceremony details, including registration, new lawyer fees, sponsors, etc.

Live stream info can be found here:

Minnesota Supreme Court Chamber at the State Capitol
2nd Floor, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155

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The Minnesota Supreme Court will hold three admission ceremonies on the morning of May 12, 2023. Those recommended for admission will be assigned to a session and additional details including the time assigned will be posted closer to the ceremony date.

Registration: 45 minutes prior to your scheduled session
Ceremony times: (see your ceremony letter for your assigned session which will be posted to your portal closer to the ceremony date)

  • Session 1: 8:45 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
  • Session 2: 9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
  • Session 3: 10:15 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Please note: Successful February 2023 bar exam candidates may NOT be sworn in at the April 18 at the monthly admission ceremony. This ceremony is only for motion admission candidates and candidates who were successful on bar examinations taken before February 2023.

Early Admission Requests

Admission prior to the semi-annual admission ceremony may be permitted under special circumstances. Click here for details.

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