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January 29, 2020

Get Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court on May 4, 2020

Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Hon. A. Michael Snyder (Ret.) will move the admission of up to 25 members to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday, May 4. The admission ceremony will occur before the full Supreme Court sitting in Washington, D.C.

If you are interested in being admitted, click here to review the requirements and instructions and click here to download the admission forms. Please read the instructions carefully. Once you have determined that you are eligible for admission, please print and complete the admission form. Do not delay in doing this, as you need to obtain and submit with your application an original Certificate of Good Standing from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The instructions and guidelines are very specific and must be followed scrupulously. Do not fold the application or use staples. Use paper clips only. Please note that you must have two sponsors who are admitted to the Supreme Court sign the admission form.

Once you have successfully completed the admission form, please mail it with a check made payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association. The cost to attend the ceremony is $240 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and includes your application fee and a continental breakfast. Per the Supreme Court's rule, each applicant is permitted to bring only one guest. A guest is an additional $40. Please remit payment to: Attn: Dawn Petit, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Do not send the application directly to the Supreme Court.

If you are not currently a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, click here to join today in order to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and all applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact Dawn Petit at 215-238-6367 or

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