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JULY 2015 BAR EXAM HOTEL ROOMS

Reduced rate hotel rooms are available for Illinois bar applicants...

Read More » 02/03/2015
AMENDED NOTICE

Changes in Minimum Passing Score...

Read More » 02/03/2015
FEBRUARY 2015 UPDATE

Please be advised that Civil Procedure will appear on the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) beginning with the February 2015 bar examination. See the National Conference of Bar Examiners website for more information http://www.ncbex.org/home/multistate-bar-examination-news/...

Read More » 01/05/2015
THE RULES OF PROCEDURE HAVE BEEN AMENDED

The Rules of Procedure of the Board of Admissions to the Bar and the Committees on Character and Fitness have been amended by order of the Illinois Supreme Court entered September 12, 2014....

Read More » 09/12/2014
***NEW*** PHOTO ID BADGE MUST BE WORN AT BAR EXAM

Each February 2015 bar applicant arriving at the bar exam site, upon presentation of valid photo ID (passport, state driver's license, or state ID card), will receive a Photo ID Badge that must be visibly worn at all times while on the exam premises....

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RECEIPT OF APPLICATION MATERIALS CANNOT BE VERIFIED BY PHONE OR EMAIL

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Read More » 01/13/2014
IL Bar Admission Registration

IL Bar Admission Registration

All persons who wish to file any sort of application with the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar must first create a personal IL Bar Admission Registration account on this website.

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Laptop Program

July 2015 Laptop Program

REGISTRATION PERIOD OPENS 10:00 a.m. CDT May 21, 2015 REGISTRATION PERIOD CLOSES 10:00 a.m. CDT June 15, 2015**

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Information For Bar Exam Applicants

Information For Bar Exam Applicants

General information about the bar examination, nonstandard testing, deadlines and fees, and character and fitness, and application forms.

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Rule 705 Admission on Motion

Rule 705 Admission on Motion

Admission on motion is authorized and governed by Illinois Supreme Court Rule 705.

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Rules 715, 716, 717

Rules 715, 716, 717

General information about options for qualifying graduates of foreign law schools under Rule 715, limited admission of house counsel under Rule 716, and limited admission of legal ...

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MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

IBAB no longer authorizes the National Conference of Bar Examiners to transfer...

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MBE Score Transfer or Advisory

MPRE Score Tranfer or Advisory

If you would like to have your MPRE score transferred to other jurisdictions...

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Announcements
JULY 2015 BAR EXAM HOTEL ROOMS

Reduced rate hotel rooms are available for Illinois bar applicants...

Read More » 02/03/2015
AMENDED NOTICE

Changes in Minimum Passing Score...

Read More » 02/03/2015
FEBRUARY 2015 UPDATE

Please be advised that Civil Procedure will appear on the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) beginning with the February 2015 bar examination. See the National Conference of Bar Examiners website for more information http://www.ncbex.org/home/multistate-bar-examination-news/...

Read More » 01/05/2015
THE RULES OF PROCEDURE HAVE BEEN AMENDED

The Rules of Procedure of the Board of Admissions to the Bar and the Committees on Character and Fitness have been amended by order of the Illinois Supreme Court entered September 12, 2014....

Read More » 09/12/2014
***NEW*** PHOTO ID BADGE MUST BE WORN AT BAR EXAM

Each February 2015 bar applicant arriving at the bar exam site, upon presentation of valid photo ID (passport, state driver's license, or state ID card), will receive a Photo ID Badge that must be visibly worn at all times while on the exam premises....

Read More » 01/05/2015
RECEIPT OF APPLICATION MATERIALS CANNOT BE VERIFIED BY PHONE OR EMAIL

...

Read More » 01/13/2014

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