Opportunities at the Board of Bar Examiners

Board member vacancies and other opportunities at the Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners

The Board of Bar Examiners is comprised of five attorneys appointed to consider issues relating to the qualifications and acquirements of persons seeking admission to the Massachusetts bar. Board members are appointed by the Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court for five-year terms, with at least four Board members residing in different Massachusetts counties, as provided by Mass. G.L. c. 221, §§35 and 36.

When available, vacancies on the Board are published by and filled by the Supreme Judicial Court.

Other opportunities include staff positions, and grader and proctor positions for the bar exam twice a year. For information, see the below.

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John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square, Suite 5-140, Boston, MA 02108


Office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm M-F.


Fax: (617) 542-5943

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