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Committee on Admission

The Committee on Admissions reviews all applications for admission to the District of Columbia Bar. See D.C. App. Rule 46. The Committee receives approximately 6500 applications per year, administers the bar exam, conducts extensive character and fitness review, conducts informal conferences with applicants and formal hearings, files recommedations with the court, processes pro hac motions and provides references for reciprocity applications in other jurisdiction.

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All persons who wish to file an application for admission by bar exam, reciprocity or UBE score transfer with the District of Columbia Bar Association must first create a personal District of Columbia Bar Association Registration account on this website.

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July Bar Exam Update

Regarding Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

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How to withdraw from the July Bar Exam

July Bar Exam

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Virtual Swearing In Ceremony - July 6, 2022

Registration Open

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Registration begins on June 21st

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Testing Sites

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For applicants taking the UBE exam in other jurisdictions

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Update July Bar Exam

Registration is closed

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