Swearing-In Ceremony

Join us for the 2019 Swearing-in Ceremonies for the State Bar of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

  • Admission to Georgia Superior Court (complimentary)
  • Admission to Court of Appeals of Georgia ($30)
  • Admission to Supreme Court of Georgia ($30)
  • Adult guest ($20)
  • Child under 12 guest ($10)

Who is Eligible?

All College of Law alumni in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, including newly minted lawyers, are eligible to participate in the admission to one or both courts.

How do I Participate?

Contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 404-413-9026 or mjohnson69@gsu.edu.

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted due to court processing deadline.

Professors Kimberly D’Haene and Mary Radford have agreed to sponsor and endorse the applications of licensed Georgia attorneys, including newly minted lawyers (College of Law alumni only) for admission to the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

  • State Bar of Georgia
    Hand deliver or overnight delivery of Original Certificate of Eligibility for State Bar of Georgia. The College of Law cannot accept other methods of delivery.
    Maria Johnson
    Georgia State University College of Law
    85 Park Place NE
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Court of Appeals/Supreme Court
    Application to the Court of Appeals of Georgia and/or Supreme Court of Georgia should be hand delivered or sent overnight to the address below. If participating in the State Bar of Georgia/Superior Court Swearing-In ceremony above, all signed forms can be hand delivered or sent overnight delivery along with your original Certificate of Eligibility. The College of Law cannot accept other methods of delivery.
    Maria Johnson
    Georgia State University College of Law
    85 Park Place NE
    Atlanta, GA 30303

Who May I Bring?

Continental breakfast is complimentary for participating law alumni. Family and friends who wish to attend the ceremony will be charged an entrance fee of $20 per adult and $10 per child under 12. Fees are due upon registration.

When Should I Arrive?

Arrive at the College of Law by 7:45 a.m. sharp to participate in the Swearing-in Ceremony.  Your Certified Oath and Certificate of Admittance signed by Judge LaGrua will be available after the ceremony.

After the Event

Deliver your original Certified Oath signed by Judge LaGrua, along with the State Bar of Georgia enrollment form and dues notice, to the Membership Department of the State Bar of Georgia. To access forms and information about the membership fees, visit gabar.org or call 404-527-8777 for further information.

Questions?

Contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 404-413-9026 or mjohnson69@gsu.edu.

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00am to 9:30am

College of Law, Catherine Henson Atrium & Knowles Conference Center
85 Park Place N.E., Atlanta, GA

Colleges and Schools

College of Law, Alumni

Audience

Alumni

Cost

$30.00 Court of Appeals of Georgia Admissions, $30.00 Supreme Court of Georgia Admissions, Complimentary State Bar of Georgia (Superior Court), $20.00 per adult (non-participating alumni), $10 per child (non-participating alumni)

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