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1101 Market Street, 11th Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-238-6300 • Fax: 215-238-1267 • www.philadelphiabar.org

02/13/2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Daniel A. Cirucci

Phone: (215) 238-6340


Apply for U.S. Supreme Court Admission

The Philadelphia Bar Association invites members who wish to be admitted to Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court to be part of a formal admissions ceremony on Monday, May 19 when the Chancellor will move 50 Association members for admission in a formal ceremony in front of the full Court sitting in session in Washington D.C. The day's events will include a continental breakfast, the swearing-in ceremony and then a group photograph and tour of the Court. Each inductee is able to bring one guest only.

The Court's requirements for a group admission ceremony are very rigid. To review these requirements and to download the forms for admission please visit Supreme Court's Web site at www.supremecourtus.gov. Select the Bar Admissions tab on the right-hand side and this will bring you to the page with Bar Admission Instructions and Bar Admission Forms. Please read the Bar Admission instructions carefully. Once you have determined that you are eligible for admission, please print out and complete the admission forms. The instructions and guidelines are very specific and must be followed scrupulously. Do not fold the application and do not use staples. Use paper clips only.

Once you have successful completely the admission forms, please mail them with your check for $100 made out to the Philadelphia Bar Association to: Stephanie Krzywanski, Meeting Manager, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Fl., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107. Do not send the application directly to the Supreme Court. This event will be on a first-come, first-served basis and all applications must be received by noon on Friday, March 28. If you have any questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Krzywanski at (215) 238-6360.

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