Bar Information: Other than Kentucky

If you wish to practice law in a state other than Kentucky, it is important that you visit the State’s Office of Bar Admission website and check what the requirements are to take the bar examination.  

Each state has different requirements for when you can take the MPRE and what score is required. Check with the Bar Exam administrative authority for the state where you plan to take the exam.

 

 

Bar Exam Requirements & Registration by State

STATE

WEBSITE

Alabama

http://www.alabar.org/admissions/

Alaska

https://www.alaskabar.org/

Arizona

http://www.azcourts.gov/cld/AttorneyAdmissions.aspx

Arkansas

https://courts.arkansas.gov/

California

http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov/

Colorado

http://www.coloradosupremecourt.us/

Connecticut

http://www.jud.ct.gov/cbec/

Delaware

http://www.courts.delaware.gov/bbe/

District of Columbia

http://www.dccourts.gov/

Florida

http://www.floridabarexam.org/

Georgia

https://www.gabaradmissions.org/home

Guam

http://www.guamsupremecourt.com/

Hawaii

http://www.courts.state.hi.us/

Idaho

http://www.isb.idaho.gov/

Illinois

https://www.ilbaradmissions.org/home

Indiana

http://www.in.gov/judiciary/ble/

Iowa

http://www.iowacourts.gov/

Kansas

http://www.kscourts.org/

Kentucky

http://www.kyoba.org/

Louisiana

http://www.lascba.org/

Maine

http://www.mainebarexaminers.org/

Maryland

http://www.mdcourts.gov/ble/index

Massachusetts

http://www.mass.gov/bbe/

Michigan

http://courts.mi.gov/

Minnesota

http://www.ble.state.mn.us/

Mississippi

http://courts.ms.gov/baradmissions/baradmissions.html

Missouri

https://www.mble.org/home

Montana

http://www.montanabar.org/

Nebraska

http://www.nebar.com/

Nevada

http://www.nvbar.org/

New Hampshire

http://www.courts.state.nh.us/nhbar/

New Jersey

https://www.njbarexams.org/home

New Mexico

http://www.nmexam.org/

New York

http://www.nybarexam.org/

North Carolina

http://www.ncble.org/

North Dakota

http://www.ndcourts.gov/court/committees/barbd/board.asp

North Mariana Islands

http://www.justice.gov.mp/

Ohio

http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma

http://www.okbbe.com/

Oregon

http://www.osbar.org/

Palau

http://www.palausupremecourt.net/

Pennsylvania

http://www.pabarexam.org/

Puerto Rico

http://www.ramajudicial.pr/

Rhode Island

http://www.courts.ri.gov/

South Carolina

http://www.sccourts.org/

South Dakota

http://ujs.sd.gov/

Tennessee

http://www.tn.gov/lawexaminers/

Texas

http://www.ble.state.tx.us/

Utah

http://www.utahbar.org/

Vermont

https://www.vermontjudiciary.org/

Virgin Islands

http://www.visupremecourt.org/

Virginia

http://www.vbbe.state.va.us/

Washington

http://www.wsba.org/

West Virginia

http://www.courtswv.gov/

Wisconsin

http://www.wicourts.gov/

Wyoming

http://www.wyomingbar.org/