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Class of 2006 Admitted to Minnesota State Bar

Class of 2006 graduates who received a passing score on the Minnesota Bar Exam were admitted to the Minnesota State Bar on October 27, 2006, during an Admission Ceremony, an official session of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Prior to the ceremony, candidates recommended for admission register, sign the oath, and pay the attorney license fee.

Applicants recommended for admission to the Minnesota Bar may attend one of the monthly ceremonies, which are generally held in the courtroom of the Supreme Court. The October ceremony, which is the largest, takes place at RiverCentre in St. Paul. Applicants may also be admitted to the Bar in absentia by submitting the oath and attorney fee via mail.

Either an individual sponsor or the President of the Minnesota State Board of Law Examiners moves for candidates' admission. An individual sponsor may move for admission of a candidate if he/she is (1) a member in good standing of the Minnesota Bar or the bar of another state (2) is a candidate's spouse, parent, step-parent, child, sibling, grandparent, parent-in-law, sibling-in-law, aunt, uncle, or domestic partner and (3) registers with the Board of Law Examiners at least five days before the ceremony.

Prior to the ceremony, the Office of Alumni Relations held a breakfast for Law School graduates admitted to the Minnesota Bar. A reception hosted by the Minnesota State Bar Association for new attorneys, families, and friends followed the ceremony.

For additional information on the Admissions Ceremony, or the Bar Exam, click [here].