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RULES FOR ADMISSION TO PRACTICE

BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT OF
THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

Originally adopted June 30, 1981
as amended through January 15, 2001

 TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

I.   Admission Through Trust Territory High Court Certification
      A.  Attorneys
      B.  Trial Counselors

II.   Admission Through Written Examination
      A.  Experience or Educational Requirement
          1.  Bar Membership Standard
          2.  Law School Graduation Standard
          3.  Experience and Competency Standard
          4.  College of Micronesia ) Trial Counselor Certificate Program Standard
          5. State Court Judge
     B.  Morals and Character Requirements
     C.  Residence or Citizenship Requirement
     D.  The Written Examination

III.   Admission Through Reciprocity
(Note:  Deleted pursuant to General Court Order No. 1997-1 dated January 17. 1997).

IV.   Application to Appear for A Particular Case
            A.  Attorney Admitted to Practice In Other Jurisdictions
B.  Trial Counselors Wishing to Appear Without Attorney Supervision
C.  Law Students Who Have Satisfactorily Completed At Least One Year of Matriculation At an Accredited Law School

V.   Association With Attorney or Trial Counselor

VI.   Citizens Who Are Law Graduates To Be Certified As Trial Counselors

VII.   The Model Rules of Professional Conduct

VIII.   Updated Contact and Service of Provess Information