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Important Dates

When a deadline for filing an application falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the application can be timely filed on the Monday following the deadline.


2022
Jan. 15

Deadline: Late Application to Register as a Candidate for the July 2022 bar examination

Feb. 22-23

Administration of the February 2022 Bar Examination

April 1

Deadline: Application to take the July 2022 bar examination
Note: The dates for the July 2022 bar examination are July 26 - 27

April 29

Release of the results of the February 2022 bar examination

May 9

Admissions Ceremony for successful February 2022 examinees who have met all admission requirements. This event will take place in person at 2 p.m. at the Palace Theatre. The ceremony will be recorded as a service for the newly admitted attorneys, their families, and guests. The video will contain coverage of the entire event. This video can be viewed in the Supreme Court video archive.

May 10

Deadline: Late Application to take the July 2022 bar examination

July 26-27

Administration of the July 2022 bar examination

Aug. 15

Deadline: Late Application to register as a candidate for the February 2023 bar examination

Oct. 28

Release of the results of the July 2022 bar examination

Nov. 1

Deadline: Application to take the February 2023 bar examination
Note: The dates for the February 2023 bar examination are Feb. 21- 22

Nov. 14

Admissions Ceremonies for successful July examinees who have met all admission requirements. This event will take place at the Palace Theatre during two sessions, one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 2 p.m. The time of the ceremony is based upon the law school attended by the examinee. View the list by school. The Nov. 14 Bar Admissions ceremonies will be recorded as a service for the newly admitted attorneys, their families and guests. The video will contain coverage of the entire event, including all speakers and the presentation of wall certificates. This video can be viewed in the Supreme Court video archive.

Nov. 15

Deadline: Timely Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law (for applicants in the second year of law school)

Dec. 10

Deadline: Late Application to take the February 2023 bar examination

2023
Jan. 15

Deadline: Late Application to Register as a Candidate for the July 2023 bar examination

Jan. 15

Deadline: Late Application to Register as a Candidate for the July 2023 bar examination

Feb. 21-22

Administration of the February 2023 Bar Examination

April 1

Deadline: Application to take the July 2023 bar examination
Note: The dates for the July 2023 bar examination are July 25 - 26

TBD

Release of the results of the February 2023 bar examination

TBD

Admissions Ceremony for successful February 2023 examinees who have met all admission requirements. This event will take place at a location and time to be determined. The Bar Admissions ceremony will be recorded as a service for the newly admitted attorneys, their families and guests. The video will contain coverage of the entire event, including all speakers and the presentation of wall certificates. This video can be viewed in the Supreme Court video archive.

May 10

Deadline: Late application to take the July 2023 bar examination

July 25-26

Administration of the July 2023 bar examination

Aug. 15

Deadline: Late Application to register as a candidate for the February 2024 bar examination

TBD

Release of the results of the July 2023 bar examination

Nov. 1

Deadline: Application to take the February 2024 bar examination
Note: The dates for the February 2024 bar examination are Feb. 27 - 28

TBD

Admissions Ceremony for successful July examinees who have met all admission requirements. This event will take place at a location and time to be determined.
The Bar Admissions ceremony will be recorded as a service for the newly admitted attorneys, their families and guests. This video can be viewed in the Supreme Court video archive.

Nov. 15

Deadline: Timely Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law (for applicants in the second year of law school)

Dec. 10

Deadline: Late Application to take the February 2024 bar examination

Contact Information

Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of Ohio
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