Admission on Motion
These questions are for those applying on motion (Rule 7, 8, 9, 10, or 11).
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1) Graduation with a J.D. or LL.B degree from a law school that is provisionally or fully approved by the ABA;
2) (i) a bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or foreign equivalent;
(ii) a J.D. degree or equivalent from a law school attended following completion of undergraduate studies;
(iii) the applicant has been licensed to practice law in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia in 60 of the previous 84 months; and
(iv) the applicant has been engaged, as principal occupation, in the practice of law for 60 of the previous 84 months in one or more of the activities listed in Rule 7A(1)(C); or
(3) the applicant has been licensed to practice law in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia for at least 10 years.
1) If you have been practicing law for at least 1000 hours per year for at least 36 of the past 60 months, you may be eligible. See Rule 7A for additional requirements.
2) If you received a scaled score of 145 or higher on the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) in the past 36 months, you may be eligible. See Rule 7B for additional requirements.
3) If you received a scaled score of 260 or higher on the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) in the past 36 months, you may be eligible. See Rule 7C for additional requirements.
Applicant for admission on motion may NOT attend the ceremonies that are held for those applicants that sat for and passed the most current bar application.
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