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St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

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Bar Admission Ceremony

Upcoming Ceremony

Friday, October 25, 2019: This ceremony is only for those applicants who were successful on the July 2019 Minnesota bar exam and recommended for admission.

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

A link to the live stream can be found here the day of the ceremony: http://www.mncourts.gov/SupremeCourt.aspx.

Minnesota House of Representatives Chambers at the State Capitol
2nd Floor, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155

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The Minnesota Supreme Court will hold several admission ceremonies on October 25, 2019. Those recommended for admission will be assigned to a session and additional details, including the time you are assigned, will be posted to your portal closer to the ceremony date.

Registration: Available starting one (1) hour prior to your scheduled session
Ceremony times: (see your recommendation letter for your assigned session)

  • Session 1: 9:15 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:25 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Session 3: 11:35 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
  • Session 4: 1:15 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • Session 5: 2:25 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Session 6: 3:35 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

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

Please note: Successful July 2019 bar exam candidates may NOT be sworn in at the October 15, 2019 ceremony. This ceremony is only for motion admission candidates and candidates who were successful on bar examinations taken before July 2019.

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