The Georgia state bar exam will be administered on July 25-26, 2023.
Applications are due June 1, 2023. Late applications, with an additional fee, are accepted until June 15, 2023.
Applications for certification of fitness to practice law are due by December 7, 2022. Late certifications are accepted until March 1, 2023.
For details on the application process and fees, please visit the Georgia State Bar’s website.
Additional information may be found on the website of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Office of Bar Admissions.
Please note: Admission to the practice of law in Georgia is a two-step process that requires the submission of two separate applications with separate deadlines and fees: (1) Application for the Certificate of Fitness to Practice Law in Georgia; and (2) Bar Examination Application. Your application will not be considered filed until all required fees have been received in the Office of Bar Admissions before the posted deadline. You must receive a Certification of Fitness to Practice Law to be eligible to submit a Bar Examination Application.
Georgia Bar Exam Schedule:
Tuesday AM: MPT (2 MPT, 3 hours)
Tuesday PM: Essays (4 essays, 3 hours)
Wednesday AM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
Wednesday PM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
The essay portion of the Georgia bar exam tests the following subjects:
The MBE portion of the Georgia bar exam tests the following subjects: