Attorney Services

The Supreme Judicial Court Clerk's Office for the County of Suffolk offers some services to applicants to the Massachusetts bar and attorneys.

The Supreme Judicial Court Clerk's Office for the County of Suffolk attorney services department receives and maintains petitions for admission to the Massachusetts bar, coordinates the formal admission ceremony of new attorneys, issues Certificates of Admission and Good Standing, processes applications for student practitioners and attorneys from foreign jurisdictions, applications for licensing of foreign legal consultants, attorney name changes, and provides certified copies of Petitions for Admission to the Bar.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the July 2021 UBE will be administered remotely in Massachusetts. The July 2021 filing period will open on Thursday, April 1, 2021, with a filing deadline of Friday, May 14, 2021.

Exam Dates: July 27-28, 2021.

Updates regarding the July 2021 exam will be posted as they become available.

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