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Swearing In Ceremony

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

The ceremony will be hosted at MSU College of Law in the 4th floor Moot Court Room. Judge Thomas Byerley, Eaton County Circuit Court, will preside. There will be a champagne toast and dessert reception immediately following the ceremony in the 4th floor atrium.

Registration Details

Submit Paperwork to Ingham County Circuit Court

As promptly as possible, but no later than noon on Friday, November 15th, make sure your letter from the Board of Law Examiners beginning with, “To The Courts of Record of Michigan,” is filed with the Circuit Court clerk (this is the letter that certifies you).

Please include the following information:

  1. Write on the back of the original letter:
    1. Your name as you would like it to appear on your license
    2. Address and telephone number
    3. Sponsor name
    4. Indicate that “Michigan State University College of Law” is the location where you will be sworn in.
    5. Honorable Judge Thomas Byerley is the judge administering the oath
  2. Make a copy for your records. You must submit the original to the court.
  3. Mail or present with your letter a check for $25.00 for the filing fee made payable to the Ingham County Circuit Court:

    Ingham County Circuit Court
    Veterans Memorial Courthouse
    313 W. Kalamazoo
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Attention: Rebecca Dewitt

Bar admittees are limited to five guests each but that number may increase depending on turnout to the event.

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