2017 July Illinois Bar

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby adj » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:47 pm

FYI. The location notices for the bar admission ceremony were sent via email today. If you passed C&F and did not receive a notice with the location and time of your ceremony, you should contact the Illinois Supreme Court clerk's office.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Suprman37 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:48 am

adj wrote:FYI. The location notices for the bar admission ceremony were sent via email today. If you passed C&F and did not receive a notice with the location and time of your ceremony, you should contact the Illinois Supreme Court clerk's office.

Too bad they didn't delay 24 hours. I just got my certification letter this morning.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby LawGCS » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:36 am

I love how convenient IL is....I live extremely close to one venue yet was assigned to one almost 3 hours away. I don’t know how that makes any sense. They apparently did it by the address you most recently submitted. I’ve never changed mine. Weird.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Suprman37 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:03 pm

LawGCS wrote:I love how convenient IL is....I live extremely close to one venue yet was assigned to one almost 3 hours away. I don’t know how that makes any sense. They apparently did it by the address you most recently submitted. I’ve never changed mine. Weird.

Contact the Court Clerk. They should be able to reassign you.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby LawGCS » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:17 pm

I did and they were actually very quick about it. God love ‘em.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby adj » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Suprman37 wrote:
adj wrote:FYI. The location notices for the bar admission ceremony were sent via email today. If you passed C&F and did not receive a notice with the location and time of your ceremony, you should contact the Illinois Supreme Court clerk's office.

Too bad they didn't delay 24 hours. I just got my certification letter this morning.


Congrats!!

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby jsanner2 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:55 pm

Just got a news posting from UIUC Law claiming they had a 96% pass rate for July '17. Other school data should be trickling out.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby uhhuhjulia » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:49 pm

Does anyone know how long the swearing in ceremony lasts?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Suprman37 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:32 pm

uhhuhjulia wrote:Does anyone know how long the swearing in ceremony lasts?

I've heard two hours max. Make sure you get there at least 30 mins ahead of time.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby uhhuhjulia » Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:15 pm

Suprman37 wrote:
uhhuhjulia wrote:Does anyone know how long the swearing in ceremony lasts?

I've heard two hours max. Make sure you get there at least 30 mins ahead of time.


thanks ! do you know what to expect to happen at the ceremony? is it like commencement?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:49 pm

uhhuhjulia wrote:
Suprman37 wrote:
uhhuhjulia wrote:Does anyone know how long the swearing in ceremony lasts?

I've heard two hours max. Make sure you get there at least 30 mins ahead of time.


thanks ! do you know what to expect to happen at the ceremony? is it like commencement?


There will be a bunch of tables in front of the theater or wherever where you sign your oath or whatever, then you go inside and try not to fall asleep while a bunch of people talk at you, then you all stand up and promise to be good people or lawyers or whatever and then you leave.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby midwestrocks » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:10 am

So I missed the payment deadline because I'm dumb. I paid today. Think they will still let me participate? I'm assuming the clerk of court number is the right contact to try and figure it out?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby ndbigdave » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:27 am

midwestrocks wrote:So I missed the payment deadline because I'm dumb. I paid today. Think they will still let me participate? I'm assuming the clerk of court number is the right contact to try and figure it out?


Correct. I would call and see what they say, no doubt you're on the list already, just a matter how Harvard they are with the payment date. You aren't the first and certainly won't be the last to be in this spot so they must know how to deal with the situation. Still a few days until swearing-in.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby itsme123 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:02 am

Anyone know if they’re super strict with guest count?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:28 pm

So do we get a bar number or something like that?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Nebby » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:38 pm

You'll get an ARDC number. Instructions for registration will come in the mail.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby RCinDNA » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:51 pm

Congratulations to all of you!

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby star fox » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:29 am

Nebby wrote:You'll get an ARDC number. Instructions for registration will come in the mail.

Like the snail mail? Any idea who I should contact if my address has changed in the last couple months (different than what it said on my envelope/when I took the bar)?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Nebby » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:56 am

star fox wrote:
Nebby wrote:You'll get an ARDC number. Instructions for registration will come in the mail.

Like the snail mail? Any idea who I should contact if my address has changed in the last couple months (different than what it said on my envelope/when I took the bar)?

Yes, snail mail. I would call the bar and see if they know.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby Steve2207 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:01 pm

Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby MT Cicero » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:31 pm

Steve2207 wrote:Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?


Same here. I figured I'd give them another week or two to sort it out (maybe just catching up on data entry?), then fire off an email asking if they need anything else from me.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:15 pm

MT Cicero wrote:
Steve2207 wrote:Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?


Same here. I figured I'd give them another week or two to sort it out (maybe just catching up on data entry?), then fire off an email asking if they need anything else from me.


Also same.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby artorres » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:37 am

BlendedUnicorn wrote:
MT Cicero wrote:
Steve2207 wrote:Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?


Same here. I figured I'd give them another week or two to sort it out (maybe just catching up on data entry?), then fire off an email asking if they need anything else from me.


Also same.



My status finally changed to "Active and authorized to practice law." However, the "Last Year Registered" field is still empty even though I submitted the registration on 11/15.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby MT Cicero » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:32 am

artorres wrote:
BlendedUnicorn wrote:
MT Cicero wrote:
Steve2207 wrote:Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?


Same here. I figured I'd give them another week or two to sort it out (maybe just catching up on data entry?), then fire off an email asking if they need anything else from me.


Also same.



My status finally changed to "Active and authorized to practice law." However, the "Last Year Registered" field is still empty even though I submitted the registration on 11/15.


Same here. Guess we're good to go. I think the date thing is probably just because we're new admits, so the "last year registered" is never.

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Re: 2017 July Illinois Bar

Postby ndbigdave » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:40 pm

MT Cicero wrote:
artorres wrote:
BlendedUnicorn wrote:
MT Cicero wrote:
Steve2207 wrote:Anyone else having trouble with ARDC registration? It still indicates that I have not taken my oath even though I did on the 9th. Is this normal, or should I give them a call?


Same here. I figured I'd give them another week or two to sort it out (maybe just catching up on data entry?), then fire off an email asking if they need anything else from me.


Also same.




My status finally changed to "Active and authorized to practice law." However, the "Last Year Registered" field is still empty even though I submitted the registration on 11/15.


Same here. Guess we're good to go. I think the date thing is probably just because we're new admits, so the "last year registered" is never.


Where are you folks seeing this info?
I still have not received my bar card and when I search for myself through the ARDC website the only thing that appears is an older pro hac vice admission.

Thanks in advance




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