Congratulations on passing the California Bar Examination! We look forward to celebrating with you at our annual admission ceremony and reception on Thursday, June 6, 2019.
Candidates for admission should arrive at Kennedy Hall Room 237 by 5:30 pm to turn in your California State Bar Admission Card. Please complete your card before arriving. The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. We hope that you and your guests will join us for refreshments afterwards in the Donald P. Kennedy Hall lobby.
Parking will be available in the Barrera parking structure. View Chapman University Campus Map Here.
During the ceremony, you will be admitted to the California State Bar and the United States District Court, Central District of California.
It is extremely important that you bring the California State Bar Admission Card that you receive in your packet of materials from the California State Bar in order to be sworn in by the judge. The California State Bar will mail your application materials directly to you. Chapman cannot provide you with the application materials. If you do not receive the materials, you must contact the State Bar as soon as possible at (213) 765-1500.
Your admission to the Central District of California is optional. If you would like to be admitted to the local federal court, please complete your application and pay online. The application and instructions are available online here: http://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/attorneys/admissions
All ceremony participants must have completed the moral character application, passed the MPRE, and received their verification materials indicating that all requirements for certification have been fulfilled by the time of the ceremony. You can verify that you have fulfilled your requirements by contacting the Bar Examiner's Office at (213) 765-1500. If you have any questions about the Moral Character Determination application, please visit the California State Bar website and contact the Office of Admissions.
QUESTIONS? Contact 714-628-2619.