Bar Admissions Overview

The information below is provided as general guidance for students looking to get started on the bar application process.

Each student must research the exam requirements and application process, including deadlines, for the jurisdiction in which they plan to apply for admission.

Application Process

In order to be licensed to practice law in any U.S. jurisdiction, each applicant must apply for admission to the bar of that state's highest court. Federal court admission is separate and may be granted based on an attorney's active state license.

The bar admission process is different from state to state, but most states require each applicant to at least:

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Bar Related Points of Contact at Miami Law

Student inquiries should be directed as follows:

  • Questions related to the bar application, including the character and fitness process, as well as amendments to the School of Law application, should be directed to Dean Amy Perez.
  • Questions related to the bar examination should be directed to Steven Maxwell, the Director of the Academic Achievement Program.
  • Questions related to the MPRE should be directed to Professor Jessi Tamayo or your Professional Responsibility professor.