The names of those who passed the written portion of the July 2017 bar examination will be posted on the Bar Exam Pass List .
For results by Massachusetts law school, click here .
A total of 1278 examinees sat for the July 2017 bar examination, 913 (71.4%) passed. There were 1035 first time takers, of whom 837 (80.9%) passed the exam. The statistics are as follows:
|Taking Exam For||Number Taking||Number Passing||Percentage Passing|
|Fifth Time or more|
|TOTAL ALL EXAMINEES|
Examinees that have not passed the exam may request copies of the essay answers.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COPIES OF YOUR ESSAY ANSWERS
If a passing score on the exam was not achieved, you may request copies of your essay answers by mailing a written request, including your examination seat # as indicated in the results email delivered on October 5, 2017, to:
Board of Bar Examiners
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street - First Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Your request must be received by October 20, 2017 and must include a bank check or money order made payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (not the Board of Bar Examiners) in the amount of $25. Personal checks are NOT accepted. All Essays will be delivered electronically to the email address of record with your bar application.
Copies of the MBE are unavailable.
Requests received after October 20, 2017 will not be fulfilled NO EXCEPTIONS.
REAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE
February 2018 BAR EXAMINATION
To obtain the reapplication for the February 2018 bar examination go to: Attorney Services admission by examination.
Applications for the February 2018 bar examination must be filed (not postmarked) by December 8, 2017 at:
Supreme Judicial Court for The County of Suffolk
Clerk Maura S. Doyle
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square, Suite 1300
Boston, MA 02108