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

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The February 2022 Connecticut bar examination will be administered in-person on February 22 and 23, 2022. The examination will be a full Uniform Bar Examination and will result in a Uniform Bar Examination score. The application filing period, filing fees, and applicable deadlines for the February 2022 bar examination are listed below.

  • First day to file for February 2022 exam: October 1, 2021
  • First application filing deadline: (filing fee $800): October 29, 2021
  • Final application filing deadline: (filing fee $900): November 30, 2021
  • Non-standard testing petition filing deadline: November 30, 2021
  • Application filing fee: By certified check or money order only
    • $800.00 if application filed October 1 - October 29, 2021
    • $900.00 if application filed November 1 – November 30, 2021
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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
July 27/28, 2021 Remote Examination September 24, 2021
February 22/23, 2022 CT Convention Center in Hartford April 22, 2022
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
Hon. Nina Elgo, Hartford
Miguel A. Escalera Jr., 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
Perry Zinn Rowthorn, Hartford
Amir Shaikh, Vernon
Robert D. Silva, Hartford
Alix Simonetti, New Haven
Hon. Elliot N. Solomon, Hartford (Ret.)
Martha S. Triplett, Wallingford
Frederic S. Ury, Fairfield
Abby M. Warren, Hartford

Administrative Office

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

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