Massachusetts Bar Exam Update
February 2024 Exam
The February 2024 Massachusetts Bar Exam will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, with limited seating in Springfield, MA at the Western New England University.
Exam Dates: February 27-28, 2024
Filing Period: The filing period will be announced soon.
More Information: See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
About the BBE
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
Carol A. Kelly, Esq., Chair
Marie P. Buckley, Esq.
Francis J. O'Connor, Esq.
Barbara Healy Smith, Esq.
Matthew C. Welnicki, Esq.
Kandace J. Kukas, Esq., Executive Director
Laura Colby, Senior Manager of Operations
Dan Feeney, Director of Operations
Erica Osiecki, Strategic Relations Analyst
Gwendolyn Pruitt, Office Manager
Mary Regan, Program Coordinator for Testing and Operations
Sandra Strong, Director of Testing
Mark Thacker, Character and Fitness Investigator