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Attorney Admission Information

Please refer to Local Rule 83.5.1 for the requirements for admission to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. You must submit an application and Certificate of Good Standing from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) as indicated in the instructions which can be accessed with the application through the hyperlinks below. You can contact the SJC by calling 617-557-1050 or through their website

Schedule For Admission Ceremonies

Ceremonies are held monthly in Boston and in the Fall and Spring in our regional offices: Springfield and Worcester. The dates are listed below.

The next ceremony in Boston is scheduled for
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 1:30 P.M.

For admittance consideration, completed applications must be received by
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Applicants will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance on or about
Thursday, August 4, 2016

The next ceremony in Worcester will be held in October 2016. It has not been scheduled yet.

The next ceremony in Springfield will be held in October 2016. It has not been scheduled yet.


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