Monthly Ceremonies

The Minnesota Judicial Branch is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and coordinating closely with statewide partners including the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB). The Minnesota Supreme Court is determining on a month by month basis whether the ceremonies will be in person or remote. Please contact the Lawyer Registration office at for more information on how to get sworn in.

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Who is Eligible to Attend?
An applicant to the Minnesota or Wisconsin bar who has been recommended for admission by the Board of Law Examiners. You must have received notice from either the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners or the Wisconsin Board of Law Examiners stating that you are eligible to attend one of the monthly ceremonies.  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.

New Lawyer Admission Fee and Renewal Dates
Effective January 1, 2016, the new lawyer admission fee will be $40. See the order promulgating amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court on Lawyer Registration.  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
July 19, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
September 20, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
October 18, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
November 15, 2022 (Tuesday) – Remote 2:00 p.m.
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?

Note: Please see instructions above re: COVID-19. You must register in advance and obtain details related to the ceremony by contacting the Lawyer Registration Office.


Please contact the Lawyer Registration Office for details.

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