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The University of Pittsburgh Law Building is currently undergoing major renovations. Access to the building and law library is restricted until July. Please email plas@pitt.edu or call (412) 648-1490 if you need assistance.

Bar Application Resources

Notary

Portions of most bar applications have to be notarized.  Once you have determined all the parts that need to be notarized, choose a notary from the list below.  Bring a photo i.d. with you, and do not sign until you are in the presence of the notary.

  • Rob Wible, Director of Academic Success and Bar Exam Services (Bar applications and related documentation only)
  • The S.O.R.C. office, 833 Pitt Union, 11:00-1:00 M-F, call in advance (412-624-7116) $5 per seal, cash only

Money Orders/Certified Checks

Most state bars and most state criminal information offices require payment by money order or certified check. If your bank charges more than $1 for either, consider these options:

  • US Post Office, Bouquet Street ($1.20 per m.o. up to $500) (cash or debit card only)
  • Rite Aid , 209 Atwood Street (79 cents per m.o.; $500 maximum)

If you find any of this information to be in error, or if you would like to see other information on this page, please let us know.

Law School Bar Prep Services

The Law School offers formal assistance with bar exam preparation, free of charge, to its third-year J.D. students and interested L.L.M. students both during the academic year and, for those remaining in Pittsburgh, over the summer.

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