June Bar Swearing-In Ceremony and Reception

June Bar Swearing-In Ceremony and Reception

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

This event occurred in the past

  • Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


San Diego Central Courthouse & Reception @ Topsail | Portside Pier

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110


Bar Passers Hosted; Guests $20


The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) is hosting a State Bar of California Bar Swearing-In Ceremony on:

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Oath Ceremony

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
The ceremony will begin promptly at 4 p.m. Please arrive early to allow for time to park and go through security.

San Diego Central Courthouse
San Diego Superior Court Jury Lounge
1100 Union Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Ceremony Registration & Oath Card Instructions

The Oath will be administered by the Honorable Michael T. Smyth '85 (BA), '91 (JD), Presiding Judge, San Diego County Superior Court.


5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Dean and C. Hugh Friedman Professor of Law Robert Schapiro and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations are holding a Bar Swearing-In Celebratory Reception. All USD School of Law alumni who passed the February Bar Examination are hosted and we invite Bar passers to bring family, friends and guests at a cost of $20 per person.

Join us on the rooftop at Topsail, Portside Pier's North Embarcadero waterfront venue. Located adjacent to Downtown San Diego along the Big Bay, San Diego's Embarcadero is a testament to the region's maritime history complete with historic ships, a working fishing harbor, and a cruise ship terminals. Indulge in fresh seafood, craft cocktails, and small plates while relaxing fireside above the water.

Topsail | Portside Pier
1360 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Portside Pier offers Valet Parking for $20 per vehicle and metered parking is available along Harbor Drive.

Register for the Reception

Results of the February 2023 State Bar of California Bar Examination were released to applicants on Friday, May 5. The pass list was publicly posted on Sunday, May 7.

Limited-Time Offer: Free Federal Bar Association Membership

The San Diego Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is providing a limited-time offer for a free year of Federal Bar Association (FBA) professional membership to February 2023 Bar Passers – a $115 value. The deadline for requesting your complimentary membership is Friday, June 9.

Email info@fbasd.org to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

San Diego Chapter Federal Bar Association

Bar Swearing-In

Post Contact

Law Alumni Relations
(619) 260-4692