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Bar Information for Applicants with Disabilities


This directory provides information about the process for seeking bar examination accommodations for each state, including links to forms, deadlines, and additional information about the bar application process, and sample cases.

Please note that this directory is for informational purposes only and is a reference point. To confirm final rules, procedures, or regulations, please contact the appropriate entity.

For the state bars, click on the state listed on the map where you will be taking the bar, or on its abbreviation listed below the map.

Additional Resources

AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | DC | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PARI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY

Puerto Rico | Guam | Northern Mariana Islands

Mental Health Questions State-by-State Chart   

State-by-State Chart   Click Here (Current as of 2024)  

ABA Policy

The ABA has a 2015 resolution on character and fitness questions that pertain to mental health and fitness. There is also a 2007 resolutionurging legal organizations, including bar associations, to make sure their websites are accessible.

National Conference of Bar Examiners

The NCBE administers the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam, and has a separate set of accommodation instructions and requirements here.

Legal Education Section Guide

NCBE & ABA Guide to Bar Admission Requirements  “The National Conference of Bar Examiners and the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar offers a comprehensive guide that sets out the rules and practices of all U.S. jurisdictions for bar admission. Includes a chart of mental health questions.

ADA Title III Exams and Courses Regulations click here.