Where do I get state-specific information on bar applications?

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State Bar Admissions Offices

To get information about bar exam requirements or how to apply for admission to the bar, contact the appropriate jurisdiction below. Most jurisdictions have information available on their own websites.

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ALABAMA
Board of Bar Examiners
Alabama State Bar
P.O. Box 671
Montgomery, AL 36101
205-269-1515
http://www.alabar.org/admissions

ALASKA
Committee of Law Examiners
Alaska Bar Association
P.O. Box 100279
Anchorage, AK 99510-0279
907-272-7469
www.alaskabar.org

ARIZONA
Committee on Examinations
and Character and Fitness
1501 W. Washington, Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85003-1742
602-364-0371
www.azcourts.gov

ARKANSAS
State Board of Law Examiners
Justice Building, Room 2400
625 Marshall
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-374-1855
http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov/

CALIFORNIA
State Bar of California
180 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-538-2000
www.calbar.ca.gov

COLORADO
Supreme Court
Board of Law Examiners
600 17th St., Ste. 520-S
Denver, CO 80202
303-893-8096
www.coloradosupremecourt.com/BLE/ble_home.htm

CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
100 Washington St.
Hartford, CT 06106-4411
860-706-5136
www.jud.ct.gov/cbec

DELAWARE
Board of Bar Examiners
of the Delaware Supreme Court
200 W. Ninth St., Suite 300-B
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-577-7038
www.courts.delaware.gov/bbe

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
D.C. Court of Appeals
Room 4200
500 Indiana Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
202-879-2710
www.dcappeals.gov

FLORIDA
Florida Board of Bar Examiners
1891 Eider Court
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1750
850-487-1292
www.floridabarexam.org

GEORGIA
Supreme Court of Georgia
Office of Bar Admissions
P.O. Box 38466
Atlanta, GA 30334-0466
404-656-3490
www.gabaradmissions.org

HAWAII
Supreme Court of Hawai'i
Ali'I'olani Hale
417 S. King St.
Honolulu, HI 96813-2912
808-539-4919
www.state.hi.us.jud

IDAHO
Idaho State Bar
P.O. Box 895
525 West Jefferson
Boise, ID 83701
208-334-4500
www.state.id.us/isb

ILLINOIS
Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar
625 S. College St.
Springfield, IL 62704-2521
217-522-5917
www.ilbaradmissions.org

INDIANA
Indiana State Board of Law Examiners
National City Center, South Tower #1070
115 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3417
317-232-2552
www.in.gov/judiciary/ble

IOWA
Supreme Court of Iowa
State Capitol Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5911
www.iowacourtsonline.org

KANSAS
Kansas Board of Law Examiners
Kansas Judicial Center
301 S. West 10th Ave., Rm.374
Topeka, KS 66612-1507
785-296-8410
www.kscourts.org

KENTUCKY
Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners
1510 Newtown Pike, Suite X
Lexington, KY 40511
606-246-2381
www.kyoba.org

LOUISIANA
Louisiana Committee on Bar Admissions
601 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-566-1600
www.lascba.org

MAINE
Maine Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 30
Augusta, ME 04332-0030
207-623-2464
www.mainebarexaminers.org

MARYLAND
State Board of Law Examiners
Robert F. Sweeney Dist. Ct. Bldg., Third Floor
251 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-260-1975
www.courts.state.md.us/ble

MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners
Suffolk County Courthouse
3 Pemberton Square
7th Floor, Suite 707
Boston, MA 02108
617-482-4466
www.mass.gov/bbe

MICHIGAN
Michigan Board of Law Examiners
200 Washington Square North
P.O. Box 30104
Lansing, MI 48909
517-334-6992
www.courts.michigan.gov/supremecourt/BdofLawExaminers

MINNESOTA
Minnesota State Board of Law Examiners
Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Constitution Ave., Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55155
612-297-1857
www.ble.state.mn.us

MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions
P.O. Box 1449
Jackson, MS 39215-1449
601-354-6055
www.mssc.state.ms.us/baradmissions

MISSOURI
Missouri State Board of Law Examiners
P.O. Box 150
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-4144
www.mble.org

MONTANA
State Bar of Montana
P.O. Box 577
Helena, MT 59624
406-442-7660
www.montanabar.org

NEBRASKA
Nebraska State Bar Commission
635 South 14th St.
P.O. Box 81809
Lincoln, NE 68501
402-475-7091
www.nebar.com

NEVADA
State Bar of Nevada
600 E. Charleston
Las Vegas, NV 89104
702-382-2200 or 800-254-2797
www.nvbar.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Supreme Court Building
Noble Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603-271-2646
www.courts.state.nh.us/nhbar/infobarexam.htm

NEW JERSEY
New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 973
Trenton, NJ 08625-0973
609-984-2111
www.njbarexams.org

NEW MEXICO
New Mexico State Board of Bar Examiners
9420 Indian School Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
505-271-9706
www.nmexam.org

NEW YORK
New York State Board of Law Examiners
7 Executive Centre Drive
Albany, NY 12203
518-452-8700
www.nybarexam.org

NORTH CAROLINA
Board of Bar Examiners
of the State of North Carolina
One Exchange Plaza, Suite 700
Raleigh, NC 27602
919-828-4886
www.ncble.org

NORTH DAKOTA
State Bar Board
1st Floor, Judicial Wing
Dept. 180, 600 E. Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505-0530
701-328-4201
www.ndcourts.gov/court/committees/barbd/board.asp

OHIO
Ohio Board of Bar Examiners
State Office Tower
30 E. Broad St., 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
614-466-1541
www.supremecourt.ohio.gov

OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3036
405-416-7075
www.okbbe.com

OREGON
Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners
5200 SW Meadows Road
P.O. Box 1689
Lake Oswego, OR 97035-0889
503-620-0222, Ext. 410
www.osbar.org

PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners
5070A Ritter Road, Suite 300
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4879
717-795-7270
www.pabarexam.org

RHODE ISLAND
Rhode Island Board of Bar Examiners
Supreme Court, 250 Benefit St.
Providence, RI 02903
401-222-4233
www.courts.state.ri.us

SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina State
Board of Law Examiners
P.O. Box 11330
Columbia, SC 29211
803-734-1080
www.sccourts.org/bar/index.cfm

SOUTH DAKOTA
South Dakota Board of Bar Examiners
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-4898
www.sdjudicial.com

TENNESSEE
Tennessee Board of Law Examiners
706 Church St., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37243-0740
615-741-3234
www.state.tn.us/lawexaminers

TEXAS
Texas Board of Law Examiners
P.O. Box 13486
Austin, TX 78711-3486
512-463-1621
www.ble.state.tx.us

UTAH
Utah Law and Justice
Utah State Bar, 645 S. 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3834
801-531-9077
www.utahbar.org/admissions

VERMONT
Board of Bar Examiners
109 State St.
Montpelier, VT 05609-0702
802-828-3281
www.vermontjudiciary.org/LC/bbe.aspx

VIRGINIA
Virginia Board of Bar Examiners
Shockoe Center, Suite 225
11 S. 12th St.
Richmond, VA 23219
804-786-7490
www.vbbe.state.va.us

WASHINGTON
Washington State Bar Association
2102 Fourth Ave., Fourth Floor
Seattle, WA 98121-2330
206-727-8210
www.wsba.org

WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Board of Law Examiners
Building 1, E-155
1900 Kanawha Blvd., E.
Charleston, WV 25305-0830
304-558-7815
www.state.wv.us/wvsca

WISCONSIN
Board of Bar Examiners
110 East Main St., Suite 715
Madison, WI 53703-3328
608-266-9760
www.wicourts.gov/about/organization/offices/bbe.htm

WYOMING
State Board of Law Examiners of Wyoming
P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0109
307-632-9061
www.wyomingbar.org