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02/11/2009

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2009 United States Supreme Court Induction Ceremony Monday, May 4, 2009

United States Supreme Court Building
Washington, D.C.
Monday, May 4, 2009

On Monday, May 4, 2009 the Philadelphia Bar Association will move up to 50 of our members for admission to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. The admission ceremony will be made to the full Court sitting in Washington, D.C.

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 the Supreme Court’s website at www.supremecourtus.gov. Select the Bar Admissions tab on the left-hand side and this will bring you to the link for the Bar Admissions Form and Bar Admissions Instructions. Please read the instructions carefully. Once you have determined that you are eligible for admission, please print out and complete the Admission Form. The instructions and guidelines are very specific and must be followed scrupulously. Do not fold the application or use staples, use paper clips only.

Once you have successfully completed the Admission Form, please mail it along with a check for $200 made payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association to: Dawn Petit, 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Do not send the application directly to the Supreme Court.

The event will be on a first-come, first-serve basis and all applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2009.

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

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