ADMISSION OF ATTORNEYS TO PRACTICE
16-16-1 License from Supreme Court required to practice law--Active membership in state bar--Violation as misdemeanor.
16-16-1.1 Essential eligibility requirements for admission.
16-16-2 Qualifications of applicants to practice law.
16-16-2.1 Standard of good moral character.
16-16-2.2 Good moral character--Quantum and burden of proof.
16-16-2.3 Good moral character--Relevant conduct.
16-16-2.4 Use of information.
16-16-2.5 Adverse recommendation.
16-16-2.6 Criminal background investigation required--Procedure--Results furnished to board.
16-16-3 Composition and appointment of board of bar examiners--Terms of office.
16-16-4 Compensation and expenses of bar examiners and secretary.
16-16-5 Duty of bar examiners--Rules and regulations.
16-16-6 Examination required of applicants to practice law--Educational requirements.
16-16-7.1 Practice of nonresident attorneys employed by legal aid bureaus or public defender agencies--Application.
16-16-7.2 Certificates and affidavits filed with application.
16-16-7.3 Order of admission--Duration.
16-16-7.4 Submission to disciplinary board jurisdiction--Revocation of admission or referral to board for misconduct--Venue.
16-16-7.5 Extent of practice--Compensation.
16-16-7.6 Admission of full-time faculty member of the University of South Dakota law school.
16-16-7.7 Order of admission and duration.
16-16-7.8 Submission to disciplinary board jurisdiction--Revocation of admission or referral to board for misconduct--Venue.
16-16-8 Application for admission on examination.
16-16-9 Time and place of examination.
16-16-10 Subjects covered by examination--Public notice.
16-16-11 Re-examination after three failures prohibited.
16-16-12.1 Admission without examination--Eligibility by practice.
16-16-12.2 Admission without examination--Application requirements.
16-16-12.3 Attorney licensing when spouse is a member of the armed forces.
16-16-12.4 Contents of application for licensing when spouse is a member of the armed forces.
16-16-13 Fees payable with application for admission--Disposition of fees.
16-16-14 Discrimination on account of sex prohibited.
16-16-15 Board of Bar Examiners--Applications for admission--Investigations--Hearings--Confidentiality--Disciplinary Board.
16-16-16 Review by Supreme Court of bar examiners' decision as to qualifications of applicant.
16-16-16.1 Review by Supreme Court of Bar Examiners' decision on ADA request.
16-16-17 Recommendation to Supreme Court for admission to practice--Order and certificate of admission--State Bar membership fee.
16-16-17.1 Conditional admission.
16-16-17.2 Limited purpose of conditional admission.
Limited circumstances under which conditional admission may be considered. 16-16-17.4
Report of recommendation to Supreme Court. 16-16-17.5
Review of conditional admission. 16-16-18
Oath of attorney--Form and administration. 16-16-19
Rights and privileges conferred by license to practice law. 16-16-20
Roll of attorneys maintained by clerk of Supreme Court. 16-16-21
Reinstatement of inactive attorneys--Persons eligible. 16-16-22
Application for reinstatement--Fees and charges--Determination of eligibility. 16-16-23
Examination required of applicant for reinstatement--Examination dispensed with if applicant manifestly qualified. 16-16-24
Notice to State Bar of reinstatement of attorney--Payment of membership fees. APPENDIX A
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