Attorney's Oath

Congratulations on recently passing the Georgia Bar Exam and/or becoming eligible to practice on motion in the State of Georgia! If you graduated from law school and have passed the MPRE, you are now eligible for admission into the State Bar of Georgia! As an applicant, you may choose any county in Georgia to be sworn in and formally admitted; however, we are honored that you are considering Fulton County.

Due social distancing practices related to COVID-19, we have temporarily modified our swearing-in processes. For more information regarding taking your Georgia Attorney’s Oath, please email a copy of your certificate of eligibility and photo ID (noting your mailing address) to Nicholas F. Cotten

Please direct all inquiries regarding your swearing-in to Nicholas F. Cotten or (404) 613-4217. 

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Please note***This swearing-in is not applicable for the Supreme, Appellate or Northern District Courts. Separate swearing-in’s must be coordinated with those municipalities individually.