What you need to know about the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) and the Massachusetts Law Component (MLC).
Graduates of law schools in foreign countries may be permitted to sit for the general bar examination or petition for admission by motion upon obtaining a prior determination of their education sufficiency from the Board of Bar Examiners
The Board of Bar Examiners evaluates the Character and Fitness of all Petitioners for Admission to the Massachusetts Bar
General guidelines for your petition for admission letters of recommendation.
Results of the Massachusetts bar exam are released in October and April
There are two (2) options for finalizing admission to the Massachusetts Bar.
The Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) allows examinees to use their own laptop computers for the essay portion of the exam.
If any information has changed since you filed your Petition for Admission, you must update the Petition.
To obtain a certified copy of of your Petition for Admission the bar in Massachusetts, follow the instructions below.
The following persons have pending petitions for admission to the Massachusetts bar at this time.