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2018 DC Bar certification Notices to Swear In

Postby rgrunds » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:28 pm

Anyone get a certification from the Bar to Swear In Jan 25?

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Re: 2018 DC Bar certification Notices to Swear In

Postby RecruiterMan » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:38 pm

rgrunds wrote:Anyone get a certification from the Bar to Swear In Jan 25?

yeah got mine last wednesday (12/12)

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby CLSGumbo » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:42 pm

has anyone had luck swearing in before the official swear in date? how long do they take to process ur forms so you can say ur barred?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:09 am

Thanks. Still waiting.

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Anyone still waiting for D.C. Certification Notice?

Postby rgrunds » Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:07 pm

Still don't have mine. Called and they said doesn't mean anything. Just be patient. They're doing it on a rolling basis.

Anyone still waiting?

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Re: 2018 DC Bar certification Notices to Swear In

Postby rgrunds » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:04 am

RecruiterMan wrote:
rgrunds wrote:Anyone get a certification from the Bar to Swear In Jan 25?

yeah got mine last wednesday (12/12)


Thanks. Still waiting. I called. They said not to worry.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby nagy1 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:26 pm

still waiting.

During the federal government shutdown the Committee on Admissions is closed.

Any one else worried we wont swear in by the end of Jan?
https://www.dccourts.gov/court-of-appeals/committee-on-admissions

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby wwwcol » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:57 am

nagy1 wrote:still waiting.

During the federal government shutdown the Committee on Admissions is closed.

Any one else worried we wont swear in by the end of Jan?
https://www.dccourts.gov/court-of-appeals/committee-on-admissions


end of Jan seems optimistic if they haven’t even started reviewing your C&F yet

(But what do I know. I’ve just been waiting almost 11 months for them to process my waiver app)

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby barkschool » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:19 am

wwwcol wrote:
nagy1 wrote:still waiting.

During the federal government shutdown the Committee on Admissions is closed.

Any one else worried we wont swear in by the end of Jan?
https://www.dccourts.gov/court-of-appeals/committee-on-admissions


end of Jan seems optimistic if they haven’t even started reviewing your C&F yet

(But what do I know. I’ve just been waiting almost 11 months for them to process my waiver app)


In the same camp, I applied to waive back in January 2018.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Hendy » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:14 pm

Well 5pm on January 4, 2019 came and went, and I did not receive a certification. Given the Committee is closed during the shutdown, I don't expect to receive one soon.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Hendy » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:27 pm

Still haven't received a letter of certification. I assume they aren't being sent during the shutdown?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby wwwcol » Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:53 pm

in case y’all missed it, the admission committee updated their website. Jan swearing-in posposted until shutdown ends (same for C&F reviews)

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Hendy » Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:27 pm

Eager to hear from anyone who gets a letter of Certification this week!

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:45 pm

Hendy wrote:Eager to hear from anyone who gets a letter of Certification this week!

I was just thinking the same thing. Looking for some movement this week. I called. No on answered and the recording said the number was not taking messages.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:08 pm

Just spoke with director of admissions. She said they're having a "digital problem" with certifications and are working on it. They have a staff of five. Feb Bar coming up too.

She had a sense of humor.

It's still difficult to ascertain the process. It seems to change every administration of the exam and this year is complicated by the scale of numbers.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:46 am

Any certifications come out since the shutdown ended? They should have started on January 28.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Hendy » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:32 pm

Still waiting

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Rufussteck » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:25 pm

This is ridiculous, right? Anyone else’s compensation/employment tied to actually being a member of the bar? The government shutdown seems like an excuse for a process already delayed beyond any previous year. Anyone attempted transferring scores to other jurisdictions?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:58 pm

Rufussteck wrote:This is ridiculous, right? Anyone else’s compensation/employment tied to actually being a member of the bar? The government shutdown seems like an excuse for a process already delayed beyond any previous year. Anyone attempted transferring scores to other jurisdictions?


You're right. The July 2017 bar had similar numbers. Over 1K people sat for the exam and there were approximately 800 certifications. All certifications were done within 5 weeks of the score release date. Even with the shutdown, the bar had more than 6 weeks after score release to notify of certifications.

May be typical. 12 people were told they passed when they didn't and 12 (or 13) were told they didn't pass when they did. Happened in Nebraska too. 2 people who were told they passed went to Lincoln for swearing in. The night before the ceremony, they were told they DIDN'T pass.

Some problems in that office.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby MBOlive » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:23 am

For those who have received your certification - the in absentia swearing in process is super fast and easy. I received the confirmation about 15 minutes after emailing in my forms.

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby rgrunds » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:31 pm

MBOlive wrote:For those who have received your certification - the in absentia swearing in process is super fast and easy. I received the confirmation about 15 minutes after emailing in my forms.


Thanks Olive. When did you receive certification?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar Certifications

Postby rgrunds » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:04 pm

Anyone certified this week?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar Certifications

Postby barkschool » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:55 pm

rgrunds wrote:Anyone certified this week?


I was

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar Certifications

Postby rgrunds » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:47 am

barkschool wrote:
rgrunds wrote:Anyone certified this week?


I was


Good. What does the notice say? Any idea what the process entails?

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Re: 2018 July DC Bar

Postby Rufussteck » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:42 pm

I give up. I’m taking out a loan to apply to another jurisdiction. UBE score should be transferable. Can’t wait any longer for DC to do a simple task. Anyone feel like suing the bar for admission and/or lost wages?



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