IMPORTANT NOTICES: Examinees must provide proof of COVID vaccination in order to sit for the February 2022 Massachusetts Bar Exam. Please review the FAQ page for more information. The February 2022 bar exam will be held in-person on February 22-23, 2022 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA and limited seating in Springfield MA at the Western New England University.
Results for the Massachusetts Uniform Bar Exam conducted remotely on July 27-28, 2021 will be released November 9, 2021.
Massachusetts Bar Exam Update
Upcoming Bar Exam In Massachusetts
Proof of COVID Vaccine is required for the in-person administration of the Massachusetts February 2022 UBE. The exam will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA and limited seating at Western New England University in Springfield, MA. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Exam Dates: February 22-23, 2022
Filing Period: The filing period for the Petition for Admission by Examination for the February 2022 bar exam is closed.
Who we serve
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) is established by G.L. c. 221 §§35 & 36 to evaluate the qualifications of persons seeking admission to the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Board of Bar Examiners reviews all petitions for admission to the Massachusetts bar submitted by eligible candidates to ensure that all persons admitted to the bar are fully qualified by education, knowledge, and character and fitness. See forms and general information relating to the admission process in Massachusetts - this list will provide various forms and information that will be helpful for navigating the admission process.
Who We Are
Robert L. Harris, Esq., Chair
Marie P. Buckley, Esq.
Carol A. Kelly, Esq.
Francis J. O'Connor, Esq.
Barbara Healy Smith, Esq.
Marilyn J. Wellington, Esq., Executive Director
Laura Colby, Senior Manager of Operations
Dan Feeney, Fiscal Assistant
Wadner Oge, Esq., Staff Attorney
Gwendolyn Pruitt, Office Manager
Jessica Rush, Administrative Project Coordinator
Sandra Strong, Director of Testing
Mark Thacker, Character and Fitness Analyst