everything you need to know to get ready for the February Bar Exam

February 2018 BAR EXAM INFO BY STATE

  • ALABAMA 

    • Filing Period Opens: September 1, 2017 

    • Filing Deadline: October 1, 2017

    • Link to Alabama State Bar Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • ALASKA 

    • Timely Filing Date: December 1, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: December 15, 2017
    • Final Filing Date: January 15, 2018
    • No Late Fee for Repeat Applicants

    • Link to Alaska Bar Association Website
    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • ARIZONA 

    • Timely Filing Date: October 31, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: November 30, 2017

    • Link to Arizona State Bar Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018



  • CALIFORNIA 





  • FLORIDA 



  • HAWAII 


  • IDAHO 

    • Timely Filing Date: October 1, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: November 15, 2017

    • Link to Idaho State Bar Website
    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018






  • KENTUCKY 

    • Regular Filing Deadline: October 1, 2017

    • Late Filing Deadline: November 10, 2017

    • Extended Late Filing Deadline: December 10, 2017

    • Link to Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • LOUISIANA 

    • Timely Application Dates: September 1, 2017 to November 1, 2017 

    • Late Filing Dates: November 2, 2017 to December 2017
    • Reapplication Dates: September 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017

    • Link to Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions Website
    • Exam Dates: February 26, February 28, and March 2, 2018


  • MAINE 

    • Timely Filing Date: December 20, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: December 27, 2017

    • Extended Late Filing Date: January 3, 2018

    • Link to Maine Board of Bar Examiners Website
    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018



  • MASSACHUSETTS 

    • ‚ÄčTimely Filing Date: To be Announced in October - Historically the Deadline is the First or Second Week of December
    • Link to Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners Website
    • Exam Dates: February 28, 2018 and March 1, 2018


  • MICHIGAN 

    • Timely Filing Date: November 1, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: December 15, 2017

    • Link to Michigan State Bar Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018





  • MONTANA

    • Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

    • Late Applications Will Not be Accepted Without a Court Order Approving Late Filing

    • Link to Montana State Bar Website 

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018



  • NEVADA 

    • Exam Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

    • Final Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

    • Link to Nevada State Bar Website 

    • Exam Dates: February 27, 28, & March 1, 2018



  • NEW JERSEY 

    • Timely Filing Deadline: October 1 - October 31

    • First Late Deadline: November 1 - November 15

    • Final Deadline - No Exceptions: November 16 - November 30

    • Link to New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • NEW MEXICO 

    • Timely Receipt Deadline: September 20, 2017 (5:00 p.m.)

    • First Late Filing Deadline: November 2, 2017 (5:00 p.m.)

    • Final Late Filing Deadline: December 4, 2017 (5:00 p.m.)

    • Link to New Mexico Board of Examiners Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018




  • NORTH DAKOTA 

    • Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

    • Late Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

    • Final Filing Deadline: December 1, 2017

    • Link to State Board of Law Examiners Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • OHIO 

    • Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

    • Late Application Deadline: December 11, 2017

    • Link to The Supreme Court of Ohio Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27, 28, & March 1, 2018



  • OREGON 

    • Timely Filing Date: November 15, 2017

    • Late Filing Date: December 15, 2017

    • Link to Oregon State Bar Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • PENNSYLVANIA

    • Timely Filing Deadline: October 30, 2017

    • First Late Filing Deadline: November 15, 2017

    • Second Late Filing Deadline: November 30, 2017

    • Final Late Filing Deadline: December 15, 2017

    • Link to Pennsylvania Board of Bar Examiners Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • RHODE ISLAND 




  • TENNESSEE 



  • UTAH 

    • Application Filing Deadline: October 1, 2017

    • Late Filing Deadline: October 15, 2017

    • Final Late Filing Deadline: November 1, 2017

    • Link to Utah State Bar Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018


  • VERMONT 

    • Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

    • Vermont-Specific Application Date: December 1, 2017

    • There is No Provision for Late Filing

    • Link to Vermont Board of Bar Examiners Website

    • Exam Dates: February 27 & 28, 2018