One of the functions of the Clerk's Office for The County of Suffolk is keeping records, including the original Petitions for Admission that bar applicants have filed to become members of the Massachusetts bar. 

To obtain a certified copy of an application for Petition for Admission that has been filed with this office, send a written request with a $10.00 non-refundable check made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The $10.00 fee is applied to each certified copy. Copies can be sent to different jurisdictions - please indicate in writing where you would like the certified copy mailed. Written requests should be mailed to the below address:

Maura S. Doyle, Clerk
Supreme Judicial Court for The County of Suffolk
John Adams Courthouse, 1st Floor
One Pemberton Square, Suite 1300
Boston, MA 02108-1707