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ONU law graduates ranked first in passing bar exam

Oct 29, 2007
Ohio Northern University's Pettit of College of Law graduates ranked first in Ohio for first-time applicants passing the bar exam.

The ONU graduates recorded the highest percentage of first-time applicants passing the July 2007 bar, with 95 percent of first-time takers passing the Ohio bar examination. Statewide, there were 1,094 first-time applicants and 88.1 percent received passing scores.

David C. Crago, Dean and Professor of Law at Ohio Northern, celebrated the accomplishments of the ONU graduates, "We are extremely proud of our students and their successful completion of the Ohio bar examination. This is the culmination of years of hard work, determination, and self-discipline."

Ohio Northern graduates ranked No. 2 in the state for the first-time applicants in the state for first-time applicants passing the February 2007 bar examination.

ONU law graduates also fared well in the July bar examinations in Florida (100 percent), Illinois (100 percent), Indiana (83 percent), North Carolina (100 percent) and Pennsylvania (90 percent).

The new attorneys will be sworn in during a special public session of the Supreme Court on Monday, November 5, 2007, at The Ohio Theatre in Columbus.

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