A look at bar exam pass rates in several states

November 8, 2022

MARKET WATCH — For the current crop of aspiring attorneys, it has seemingly become tougher to pass the grueling test required for entrance into the profession. A number of states have seen the pass rates for first-time takers of the July bar exam, a multi-day test that requires demonstrating knowledge of various areas of law,

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University of Utah Law celebrates graduates’ performance on the Utah Bar Exam

October 31, 2022

S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is celebrating a strong performance from recent graduates on the July 2022 Utah Bar Exam. An impressive 96% of recent Utah Law grads passed the Utah Bar Exam on their first try. This puts Utah Law comfortably above the state average of

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New York and Florida release July bar exam results

October 28, 2022

REUTERS — Two-thirds of the law school graduates who took New York’s bar exam in July passed the all-important attorney licensing test, bar officials announced Thursday. That’s up slightly from 2021’s 63% overall pass rate, according to new statistics from the New York State Board of Law Examiners.

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Regent Law celebrates graduates’ performance on the Virginia Bar Exam

October 27, 2022

REGENT UNIVERSITY — Regent Law is celebrating one of its strongest ever performances on the Virginia bar exam. Regent’s overall pass rate on the July bar was the third highest in Virginia—an achievement that places the University ahead of the law programs at Washington & Lee University, George Mason University, the University of Richmond, Appalachian School of

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Gift to University at Buffalo Law will support students preparing for the bar exam

October 19, 2022

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW — Bar prep courses and the cost of the exam itself can add up to thousands of dollars—for some students, an unanticipated expense that can derail their progress toward a legal career. Many alumni, including H. Todd Bullard ’87, who has contributed to the fund to provide student support,

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Duquesne Law celebrates bar exam results of recent graduates

October 19, 2022

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY — Graduates of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University achieved an impressive 82.3% first-time taker pass rate on the July 2022 Pennsylvania bar exam. The statewide first-time average pass rate was 75.16%.

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Scores are released for the July Florida Bar Exam

October 12, 2022

FLORIDA BAR NEWS — The Florida Supreme Court has released the following bar examination statistical information developed by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. These results apply to the July 2022 General Bar Examination administered July 26-27 in Tampa.

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Average Scores on Multistate Bar Exam Remain Consistent with Previous Years

October 6, 2022

NCBE — The national Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) mean scaled score for July 2022 was 140.3, consistent with results from recent years’ July administrations. 

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A look at reciprocity and the Uniform Bar Exam

September 6, 2022

JDSUPRA — What Exactly Is Bar Reciprocity? Reciprocity is the ability to practice law in a state where you did not take the bar exam. ‘Waiving’ into a state is beneficial for attorneys who plan to practice law in multiple states.

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Bloomberg survey explores opinions on the bar exam

August 15, 2022

BLOOMBERG LAW — Last week, thousands of law school graduates gathered across the country to tackle one of several hurdles to becoming a licensed attorney in the US: the bar exam. The current format and process of the exam have spurred controversial discussions in recent years, which only heightened with the onset of the pandemic

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