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Hartford, Connecticut 06106-4411
Telephone: 860-706-5135
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Office Hours: Monday-Friday  8:30am-4:30pm*
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star star Important Information Regarding the July 2021 Connecticut Bar Examination star star

The July 2021 Connecticut bar examination will be administered by REMOTE examination to be held on July 27 and 28, 2021. The examination will be a full Uniform Bar Examination and will result in a Uniform Bar Examination score. Additional details regarding the examination will be posted as they become available. The application filing period, filing fees, and applicable deadlines for the July 2021 bar examination are listed below.

  • First day to file for July 2021 exam: March 1, 2021
  • First application filing deadline: (filing fee $800): March 31, 2021
  • Final application filing deadline: (filing fee $900): April 30, 2021
  • Non-standard testing petition filing deadline: April 30, 2021
  • Application filing fee: By certified check or money order only
    • $800.00 if application filed March 1 - March 31, 2021
    • $900.00 if application filed April 1 – April 30, 2021
October 2020 Bar Exam Results


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.
 
 
Exam dates Exam site Results date
February 23/24, 2021 Remote Examination April 23, 2021
July 27/28, 2021 Remote Examination September 24, 2021
February 22/23, 2022 CT Convention Center in Hartford TBA
July 26/27, 2022 CT Convention Center in Hartford TBA
 

Bar Examining Committee Officers and Members

Hon. Anne C. Dranginis, Chair, Litchfield (Ret.)
Denise Martino Phelan, Vice Chair, Hartford
Matthew Wax-Krell, Treasurer, Hartford
Karen L. Karpie, Secretary, Bridgeport
Raymond L. Baribeault, Jr., New London
Campbell D. Barrett, Hartford
Deborah L. Bradley, Rocky Hill
Kevin C. Connors, Willimantic
Erick I. Diaz, Farmington
Hon. Nina Elgo, Hartford
Edward J. Gavin, Bridgeport
Eric M. Gross, Bridgeport
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
Martha S. Triplett, Wallingford
Frederic S. Ury, Fairfield
Abby M. Warren, Hartford
Perry Zinn-Rowthorn, Hartford

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Kathleen B. Harrington, Deputy Director, Attorney Services Lisa Valko, Director, CT Bar Examining Committee

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