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Admission to the Bar of the Court of Appeals



For attorneys seeking application to be admitted to the Bar of the Court of Appeals of Georgia, it is necessary to fill out an application form and have it signed by two attorneys who are members of this Court and who can attest to your personal and professional character. This form, along with your check for $30.00, must be presented to the Court. If you wish to be sworn-in on oral argument days, please arrive at the clerk's office by 9:20 a.m. Please check the calendar to determine days the Court is holding oral argument. On days the Court is not hearing oral arguments, you can generally be sworn-in anytime between 8:30 a.m. and noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

You may request an application form and instruction letter by calling the clerk's office at (404) 656-3450, writing us or emailing your request. They can also be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

Admission Instructions (PDF Format)

Admission Application (PDF Format)

Expedited - Remote Admissions Instructions (PDF Format)

Expedited - Admissions Application (PDF Format)

If you are an attorney member of the Georgia Bar, but reside outside the State of Georgia, you can apply for an in absentia admission to the Court of Appeals of Georgia. Click the following link to obtain the instructions for in absentia admission.

In Absentia Admission Instructions (PDF Format)

Oath with Judge's Attestation and Exemplification (PDF Format)