Nearly 300 applicants pass February 2013 bar exam (+video)

The Ohio Supreme Court released the results of the February 2013 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus on Feb. 26-28.

Out of 426 applicants, 286 applicants (67 percent) received passing scores; out of 254 first-time applicants, 80 percent received passing scores. This year’s February bar exam results for all test-takers compare favorably to previous years, which saw 63 percent receiving passing scores in 2012, 69.77 percent in 2011, 65.6 percent in 2010, 61.2 percent in 2009, and 65.5 percent in 2008.

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 6, 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.

Content courtesy of Court News Ohio.

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