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March 25, 2020

Signatures No Longer Required for Bar Council Candidate Petitions

Due to COVID-19, the requirement for ten signatures from sponsoring attorneys for Bar Council candidates has been waived for the 2020 elections. Now, candidates must simply include the sponsors' names, Bar numbers, and then initial after the sponsor’s name indicating that the sponsor has sent an email granting that authority to the candidate.

A number of changes have been made to the Bar Council election process due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The circuits having elections, the requirements for interested lawyers, and other information may be found here.

April 1, 2020, is the deadline for filing a petition to be on Bar Council.

Updated: Mar 25, 2020