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Duquesne Law School Hosting PA Bar Admission Ceremony for Grads

Recent graduates and their family members will return to Duquesne to participate in a special ceremony hosted by the School of Law to be admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Justice Max Baer of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, a 1975 graduate of the School of Law, will officiate and swear in the newly admitted attorneys as a group. 

Law Dean Ken Gormley and members of the Duquesne Law Alumni Association Board of Governors, including Pennsylvania State Sen. Jay Costa, will be among the guests in attendance.

The ceremony is the first in the School of Law's recent history.

When: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.

Where: The School of Law, Edward J. Hanley Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: To arrange parking and to RSVP, members of the media are asked to call Colleen Derda at 412.396.2464/Cell 412.480.3640 or Karen Ferrick-Roman, 412.396.1154/cell 412.736.1877.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.