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Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
100 Washington Street,1stFloor
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-4411
Telephone: 860-706-5135
Hearing and speech-impaired applicants: 711 or 1-800-842-9710
E-mail the Bar Examining Committee
Office Hours: Monday-Friday  8:30am-4:30pm*
*except state holidays

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February 2018 Bar Exam Results starstarstar

starstarNew Application Fees and Filing Deadlines Effective Beginning with the July 2018 Bar Examination. ( Article III-1 & Article X, CBEC Regulations )starstar
  • First filing deadline: $800 (Applications received March 1, 2018 March 29, 2018)
  • Final filing deadline: $900 (Applications received April 2, 2018 April 30, 2018)

star Computer-Based Testing
star Important Regulation Changes Effective October 16, 2017 - PDF
star Important Regulation Changes Effective May 28, 2018 - PDF

The Connecticut Bar Examining Committee was established in 1891. Practice Book Rule 2-3 provides for a Committee of twenty-four members charged with the responsibility of determining whether candidates are qualified to be admitted to the Connecticut bar. The Committee prepares and administers the bar examination and investigates the character and fitness of each candidate for admission. The Committee recommends to the court those who have passed the bar examination, possess good moral character, and have complied with the rules of court and the regulations of the Committee governing admission to the bar.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is intended to provide useful information for the general public and for persons who are potential applicants. It is of necessity abbreviated at times. It also provides other information on matters related to admission to the bar. If there is any conflict between any language on this website and the Rules of the Superior Court (Rules) and/or the Regulations of the Bar Examining Committee (Regulations) Governing Admission to the Bar, then the Rules and/or Regulations govern. All applicants should review the Rules of the Superior Court (Rules) and/or the Regulations of the Bar Examining Committee (Regulations) Governing Admission to the Bar prior to filing an application for admission to the bar.

Exam dates Exam site Results date
27/28 February 2018 CT Convention Center in Hartford 04 May 2018
24/25 July 2018 CT Convention Center in Hartford 28 September 2018
26/27 February 2019 CT Convention Center in Hartford TBA
30/31 July 2019 CT Convention Center in Hartford TBA
25/26 February 2020 TBA TBA
28/29 July 2020 TBA TBA

Bar Examining Committee Officers and Members

Hon. Anne C. Dranginis, Chair, Litchfield (Ret.)
Michael J. Whelton, Vice-chair, East Hartford
Denise Martino Phelan, Treasurer, Hartford
Matthew Wax-Krell, Secretary, Hartford
Richard F. Banbury, Hartford
Raymond L. Baribeault, Jr., New London
Deborah L. Bradley, Rocky Hill
Kevin C. Connors, Willimantic
Hon. Nina Elgo, Hartford
Edward J. Gavin, Bridgeport
Eric M. Gross, Bridgeport
Karen L. Karpie, Bridgeport
Adam Mantzaris, Wallingford
Hon. C. Ian McLachlan, Hartford (Ret.)
Gail McTaggart, Waterbury
David A. Moraghan, Torrington
Sharon A. Peters, Portland
Timothy P. Pothin, New Haven
Amir Shaikh, Vernon
Robert D. Silva, Hartford
Alix Simonetti, New Haven
Hon. Elliot N. Solomon, Hartford
Frederic S. Ury, Fairfield
Perry Zinn-Rowthorn, Hartford

Administrative Office

Kathleen B. Harrington, Deputy Director, Attorney Services Jessica F. Kallipolites, Administrative Director
Lisa Valko, Assistant Administrative Director

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