Graduates Sworn In to Florida Bar; School Pass Rate Above State Average

Orlando, Fla. – Graduates from the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law who passed the Florida Bar exam that was administered in February were sworn in to the Florida Bar in a ceremony in the Legal Advocacy Center on the Barry Law School campus on April 26. The Honorable Jose R. Rodriguez, Circuit Judge in the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, conducted the swearing-in of the graduates before their family and friends.

The new attorneys and their guests enjoyed a reception immediately following the ceremony. VIEW PHOTOS

Barry Law School had a passage rate of 77.4 percent on the Florida Bar Exam administered in February, placing Barry’s passage rate on the February exam above the statewide rate of 76.2 percent.

Of Barry’s 31 graduates taking the Bar Exam for the first time in February, 24 passed. The 77.4 percent passage rate on the February exam is higher than passage rates for the University of Florida (68.2), Florida Coastal (76.3), Florida A&M (65.5), Nova Southeastern (62.5), and Ave Maria (0.0).

“Our Barry graduates worked very hard to achieve these results, and we are very proud of them,” said Leticia M. Diaz, dean of the Barry Law School.  “Their diligence, along with new initiatives for bar preparation, contributed to this outcome.”

Complete results from the February exam are available here: