JUL 28, 1998


Marilyn L. Graves

Clerk of Supreme Court

Madison, WI


In the Matter of the Amendment of Supreme Court Rules: SCR 40.14 - Bar Admission Fees




No. 98-05


The court has considered the request of the Board of Bar Examiners for an increase in the fees established by court rule for bar admission and related matters. The court has determined that the requested increase in fees is appropriate.

IT IS ORDERED that, effective September 1, 1998, SCR 40.14(3) is amended to read:

(a) Bar examination fee $300 $375

(b) Late fee for bar examination $100

(c) Fee for application for admission on

proof of practice elsewhere $675 $725

(d) Admission fee $ 50 $ 60


(e) Fee for reinstatement, readmission,

late admission on diploma privilege or late

enrollment in the bar $200


(f) Application fee for change of name $ 25


(g) Fee for a character and fitness

investigation under SCR 40.06(3m) $125 $175


(h) Late fee for a character and fitness

investigation under SCR 40.06(3m) $ 50


IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice of this amendment of Supreme Court Rules shall be given by a single publication of a copy of this order in the official state newspaper and in an official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 28th day of July, 1998.







Marilyn L. Graves,

Clerk of Court