More than 200 applicants pass February 2017 Ohio bar exam

April 28, 2017

The Ohio Supreme Court today released the results of the February 2017 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus on Feb. 21-23.

Out of 436 applicants who sat for the exam, 224 (51.4 percent) received passing scores; of 173 first-time applicants, 66 percent received passing scores. View a complete list of names of the successful applicants. Of the two annual bar exams, fewer attorney hopefuls take the February exam than the exam in July.

The oath of office will be administered to applicants who were successful on the exam and who have satisfied all of the Supreme Court’s other requirements for admission. The oath will be administered during a special public session of the Supreme Court at 2 p.m. May 15 at The Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St., Columbus.

Article IV, Section 2(B)(1)(g) of the Ohio Constitution grants the 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 Supreme Court.

The second bar exam of 2017 will be July 25-27 in Columbus. Learn more about the bar exam.

Content courtesy of Court News Ohio.


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