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Lawyer Licensing

Lawyers are licensed by a state agency in each state. That agency can help you to find out if a person has a law license and is permitted to practice in a particular state. Select a state from the list to the left for the agency in your state.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Must call or email state bar to verify lawyer licensing. See www.dsba.org.

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

Phone the New Hampshire Bar Association (603-224-6942) to determine if a person is licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state.

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Phone the Oklahoma Bar Association (405-416-7000) to determine if a person is licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state.

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Phone the State Bar of South Dakota (605-224-7554) to determine if a person is licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state.

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Visit https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/LC/attylicensing.aspx and select link for "Attorneys in Good Standing."

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Virgin Islands