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July 2021 Bar Exam Information Sessions

A few important points:

  • First, it is critical that you continue to check your St. John’s email address regularly to receive timely updates.
  • Second, the Session I recorded presentation discusses—in detail—the steps necessary to register for the bar exam. If you still have questions after viewing the presentation, please join the Q&A on March 18. Event registration and access information will be sent to your SJU email.
  • Finally, if you have not done so already, please visit the Bar Information page for information about the exam and admission to the bar.

Session I: Applying to Take and Preparing for the Bar Exam

In this presentation, Professor Erica Fine and Eric Shannon provide detailed instructions on the various components of the admission process, including necessary actions following your graduation. They also discuss how to register and prepare for the exam itself.

Watch the presentation video here.

Watch the Q&A video here.

Access the slides here.

Session II: Navigating the Character & Fitness Process

The second bar information session is a presentation on Navigating the Character & Fitness Process where Patricia Collins, Former Deputy Executive at Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second Department, joins Eric Shannon to discuss some of the pitfalls students face when going through the Character and Fitness process. She also speaks about recent changes or requirements surrounding the Character and Fitness process.

Watch the presentation video here.

Access the slides here.

Character and fitness guide” from the presiding justices of the Appellate Divisions

Instructions for accessing your original law school application and on how to request an amendment to your original application. (Note for LL.M. students and alumni: all requests should be submitted to the Registrar not LSAC.)


Archived Presentations from 2020

Session I: Applying to Take and Preparing for the Bar Exam

In this presentation, Professor Erica Fine and Eric Shannon provide detailed instructions on the various components of the admission process, including necessary actions following your graduation. They also discuss how to register and prepare for the exam itself.

Watch the video here.

Access the slides here.

Session II: Navigating the Character & Fitness Process

The second bar information session is a presentation on Navigating the Character & Fitness Process where Patricia Collins, Former Deputy Executive at Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second Department, joins Eric Shannon to discuss some of the pitfalls students face when going through the Character and Fitness process. She also speaks about recent changes or requirements surrounding the Character and Fitness process.

Watch the video here.

Access the slides here.

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