Monthly Ceremonies

The Minnesota Supreme Court is currently holding remote ceremonies. Please review the information below and then contact the Lawyer Registration office at lawyerregistration@mbcle.state.mn.us for more information on how to get sworn in.

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Who is Eligible to Attend?
An applicant to the Minnesota bar who has been recommended for admission by the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners. You must have received notice from the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners stating that you are eligible to attend one of the monthly ceremonies. The Minnesota Supreme Court is also able to administer oaths for applicants recommended for admission by the Wisconsin Board of Law Examiners. If you have been recommended for admission to the bar in another jurisdiction and would like for the oath to be administered by the Court, please contact the Lawyer Registration Office for additional guidance. If you are requesting that an oath be administered for a jurisdiction other than Minnesota, please make sure that is noted when you register.

New Lawyer Admission Fee and Renewal Dates
The new lawyer admission fee will be $40. You will need to mail this amount to the Lawyer Registration Office with your oath prior to the remote ceremony.  Additional instructions will be provided when you register. Your renewal date will be based on the first letter of your last name as of the date of your admission. View the New Lawyer Admission Fees and Renewal Dates chart to see when your next renewal date will be.

When are the Monthly Admission Ceremonies?
The upcoming ceremonies include:

Date Time
December 13, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
January 25, 2023 (Wednesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
February 22, 2023 (Wednesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
April 18, 2023 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
May 16, 2023 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
June 20, 2023 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
July 18, 2023 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
Where are the Monthly Admission Ceremonies?

Currently, the ceremonies are being conducted remotely by Zoom. Information regarding the ceremony, including the Zoom link, will be provided upon registration.  You must register in advance and obtain details related to the ceremony by contacting the Lawyer Registration Office at lawyerregistration@mbcle.state.mn.us.

Registration

To register for an upcoming monthly ceremony, please review the schedule above and email the Lawyer Registration Office with the date you would like to attend; registration is required. Please carefully follow the instructions in the registration materials that will be emailed to you after you register.

Registration must be submitted by 4:00 P.M. the day prior to the ceremony. Please contact the Lawyer Registration Office if you have any questions.

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