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Clerk of the Appellate Court
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 107
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org

Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Rule 705
Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys


(a) The practice of law is a licensed privilege, not a right, and the burden of establishing eligibility for licensure by clear and convincing evidence shall rest upon the applicant.

(b) In order for an applicant to establish eligibility to sit for the bar examination in the State of Kansas, the applicant must comply with the educational requirements and prove that the applicant possesses the requisite good moral character and current mental and emotional fitness to engage in the active and continuous practice of law.

[New Rule effective July 1, 2009.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings