May 2, 2011
Congratulations, New Ohio Attorneys!
The Supreme Court of Ohio has released the results of the February 2011 Ohio Bar Examination, which was administered in Columbus, February 22-24.
Out of 397 applicants, 279 applicants (69.77 percent) received passing scores; out of 226 first-time applicants, 85.84 percent received passing scores. This year’s February bar exam results for all test-takers compare favorably to previous years, which saw 65.6 percent receiving passing scores in 2010, 61.2 percent in 2009, 65.5 percent in 2008, 63.2 percent in 2007 and 64.4 percent in 2006.
The oath of office will be administered to applicants who were successful on the examination and who have satisfied all of the Supreme Court’s other requirements for admission. The oath will be administered during a special public session of the Supreme Court at 2 p.m., Monday, May 9, at The Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., Columbus.