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SCR 2.085 Approval of certificate of admission to practice law

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: September 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
II Admission of Persons to Practice Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 1, 2020
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 2.085
SCR 2.085 Approval of certificate of admission to practice law
(1) When an applicant has passed an examination as provided by Rule 2.080, the Board of Bar Examiners shall certify that fact to the Supreme Court together with a recommendation that the applicant be admitted to practice law. The Court may approve or disapprove the recommendations and, if approved, shall authorize the Clerk of the Court to issue a certificate of admission.
(2) When the Character and Fitness Committee determines that an applicant is eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar without examination as provided by Rule 2.110 or for admission by transferred Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) score as provided by Rule 2.090, the Committee's recommendation as provided for in Rule 2.040(6) shall be certified to the Supreme Court, and the recommendation for admission to the practice of law shall be considered as set forth in paragraph (1) of this rule.
(3) When the Supreme Court has granted approval for the issuance of a certificate of admission based upon the recommendation submitted under paragraph (1) or (2), the applicant must be admitted to the Kentucky Bar within two years of said date. If an applicant fails to be admitted within the two-year period, the applicant must make new application for admission.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-60, eff. 9-1-20; adopted by Order 2001-2, eff. 1-1-02
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 2.085, KY ST S CT Rule 2.085
Current with amendments received through June 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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