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May 4, 2012
250 Applicants Pass February 2012 Bar Exam

The Supreme Court of Ohio today released the results of the February 2012 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus on February 28, February 29 and March 1.

Out of 397 applicants, 250 applicants (63 percent) received passing scores; out of 224 first-time applicants, 79 percent received passing scores. This year’s February bar exam results for all test-takers compare favorably to previous years, which saw 69.77 percent receiving passing scores in 2011, 65.6 percent in 2010, 61.2 percent in 2009, 65.5 percent in 2008 and 63 percent in 2007.

View a complete list of names and addresses of the successful applicants.

The oath of office will be administered to applicants who were successful on the examination and who have satisfied all of the Ohio Supreme Court’s other requirements for admission. The oath will be administered during a special public session of the Ohio Supreme Court at 2 p.m., Monday, May 14, at The Ohio Theatre, 39 East State Street, Columbus.

Article IV, Section 2(B)(1)(g) of the Ohio Constitution grants the Ohio Supreme Court exclusive jurisdiction to regulate admission to the practice of law in Ohio. Among other duties, the Office of Bar Admissions oversees the admissions process for the Ohio Supreme Court.

Contact: Office of Bar Admissions at 614.387.9340