Limited Practice: Practice Pending Admission


Law School Graduates

Limited Practice Certification for Recent Law School Graduates

Pursuant to Rule 39(c), Rules of the Supreme Court, certain individuals are eligible to begin the limited practice of law while they prepare to take the next Arizona Bar Exam. Generally, you must be have graduated from an ABA accredited law school after February of 2020, have the recommendation of your law school Dean and have a supervising attorney. More specific information can be found by:

 

  • Reviewing Rule 39(c), Rules of the Supreme Court which describes the certification process and practice restrictions
  • Visiting the Clerk of the Supreme Court’s website for instructions on filing an application and obtaining a copy of the application form 
  • Visiting the Attorney Admissions’ webpage for information regarding filing a character and fitness application. Rule 39(c) requires you file a character and fitness application within 90 days of law school graduation to remain eligible pursuant to Rule 39(c). 

Questions regarding the application and certification process should be directed to the Clerk of the Supreme Court at [email protected]

Questions regarding submitting a character and fitness application should be directed to the Attorney Admissions Unit at [email protected]


Limited Practice for Other Admission Types

Forms coming soon!