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MISSOURI BOARD of LAW EXAMINERS

MISSOURI BOARD of
LAW EXAMINERS

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July 2019 Exam Results & Enrollment Ceremony


Notice of results will be posted to individual applicant user home pages the morning of Wednesday, September 18, 2019.  Results will not be given over the telephone, sent by fax or sent by e-mail.  Please do not call the board's office asking when results will be released.   The names of successful candidates who have met all the admission requirements listed below will be released after 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.   

 

Admission Requirements:

(1) receipt by the Missouri Board of Law Examiners of an official transcript verifying that the applicant has been awarded the J.D. degree;

(2) receipt by the board of the applicant’s certified score of not less than 80 on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination;

(3) approval by the board of the applicant’s character and fitness;

(4) verification by the board that the applicant is a citizen of the U.S., an immigrant alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the U.S. or an alien otherwise authorized to work lawfully in the U.S;.

(5) completion of the Missouri Educational Component Test on Missouri law. 

 

Individuals who pass the July bar examination and who have met all other requirements for admission to the bar by September 9, 2019, are expected to attend the enrollment ceremony to be held at the Supreme Court of Missouri on Friday, September 27, 2019, to take the oath of admission. The Missouri Bar enrollment ceremony is the traditional welcome extended to new members of The Missouri Bar by the Judges of the Supreme Court of Missouri, the officers of The Missouri Bar and the members of the Board of Law Examiners.  Your attendance at the enrollment ceremony is anticipated.  You are expected to dress in business attire for the enrollment ceremony before the Supreme Court of Missouri.  Appropriate attire is a coat and tie, a dress, or a suit. Revealing clothing and jeans are not appropriate attire.   More details will follow closer to the release of exam results.   



NOTICE: Updated Fee Schedule Effective January 1, 2019


On November 1, 2018, the Supreme Court of Missouri issued an order updating the Board of Law Examiners' Fee Schedule.  The new fee schedule is effective January 1, 2019.   The changes are under section C of the fee schedule, which will impact bar examination applicants beginning with the July 2019 exam in Missouri. 



NOTICE: New Rule 8.106, Temporary Admission for Attorney Spouses of Active Duty Military


On September 5, 2018, the Supreme Court of Missouri issued an  Order adopting Rule 8.106 (Temporary Admission for Attorney Spouses of Active Duty Military), effective January 1, 2019.  Information about the rule is available on the Missouri Board of Law Examiners (MBLE) website for review at www.mble.org.   Electronic applications may be submitted as of January 1, 2019, upon creation of a MBLE registration account at https://www.mble.org/displayregister.action.  

 

 



February 2019 Examination Results Released


The names of applicants who passed the bar examination but have not yet completed all other requirements for admission are NOT published.  These requirements include the following: (1) receipt by the Missouri Board of Law Examiners of an official transcript verifying that the applicant has been awarded the J.D. degree; (2) receipt by the board of the applicant’s certified score of not less than 80 on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination; (3) approval by the board of the applicant’s character and fitness; (4) verification by the board that the applicant is a citizen of the U.S., an immigrant alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the U.S. or an alien otherwise authorized to work lawfully in the U.S.; and (5) completion of the Missouri Educational Component Test on Missouri law. 

Results have been posted to the home page of each applicant. 

The pass rate is 62.4%.  Here is the list of successful candidates who have completed all requirements for admission.

Here are detailed examination statistics.



NOTICE: Amendment to Rule 8.09, Admission By Transferred UBE Score


On December 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Missouri issued an  Order amending Rule 8.09 (Admission by Transferred Uniform Bar Examination Score), effective  January 1, 2019.   The Order changes the maximum time period to transfer a qualifying UBE score attained in another jurisdiction from 24 months to five years preceding the date the application is properly submitted in Missouri.