Bar Admissions

What is Bar Admissions? pdf?

Statement of the Licensed Profession of Law pdf?


Foreign lawyers who wish to sit for the bar examination should refer to Chart 4 Eligibility to Take the Bar Examination: Foreign Law Graduates in the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements and contact the state board of examiners in the state(s) in which they wish to sit for the bar exam. A directory of state bar admission agencies can be found in the Comprehensive Guide.

ABA Portal for Non-U.S. Lawyers

Persons who have not obtained a J.D. from an ABA-approved law school should contact the bar admission authorities in the state(s) in which persons intend to practice for more information on whether graduation from a post-J.D. program will qualify a person to take the bar examination in that state.

Chart 3 of the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admissions Requirements addresses Eligibility to the Take the Bar Examination.

ABA Resolution on Military Spouse Attorneys: Urges state and territorial bar admission authorities to adopt rules, regulations, and procedures that accommodate the unique needs of military spouse attorneys, who move frequently in support of the nation's defense.

The Military Spouse JD Network lists the bar admission authorities who have adopted such rules and offers other resources for military spouse attorneys

Code of Recommended Standards for Bar Examiners

Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness

ABA Bar Admissions Committee

National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)


ABA Required Disclosures

NCBE Examination & Admissions Statistics

Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
ABA Guidance Memo
LSAC Cautionary Policies Regarding LSAT Scores
Law School Admission Council