180 East 5th Street, Suite 950
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

Phone: (651) 297-1857 | Fax: (651) 297-1196
Email: ble@mbcle.state.mn.us

Application Related Resources

Board publications

From Diploma to License
Character and Fitness for Admission to the Bar
Character and Fitness Interview Process
Conditional Admission Process

Board policies

Policy and Instructions for Requesting Test Accommodations
Policy and Procedure for Breastfeeding-Related Requests During the Bar Exam
Military Personnel and Military Spouse Bar Application Policy
Policy Statement on Admission without Examination, Eligibility by Practice (Rule 7A)

Score transfers

UBE Score Transfer Service
MBE Score Transfer Service
MPRE Score Transfer Service

Information about preparing for the bar exam (MPT, MBE, MEE, MPRE, or UBE exam)

National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)
NCBE Study Aids

Contact information to obtain documents for application

Certificate of Good Standing Contact List
List of Lawyer Disciplinary Agencies
Criminal History Contact Information
Driving Record Contact Information
Free Annual Credit Report

Resources to compile character and fitness disclosures

Remotely Access Limited Minnesota Case Records

Note: numerous categories of cases, disposition types (including dismissed traffic citations), and many pending matters are not remotely accessible.  This is a valuable resource to verify dates or details of known incidents, or as a starting point to locate prior cases, but applicants have an obligation to disclose ALL matters responsive to a bar application question, whether searchable or not.

Free Annual Credit Report
StudentAid.gov Loan Database
IRS Tax Transcripts
Character and Fitness FAQs

Information about applying for admission in other states

ABA publication “Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admissions Requirements”
National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)

General information

Minnesota Supreme Court
American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar
Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education
Minnesota Lawyer Registration Database
Minnesota Lawyer Registration Office
Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board & Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

 

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