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Position Title: Executive Director - Board of Law Examiners

Definition of Work: The Board of Law Examiners is responsible for administering the Missouri bar examination and determining the character and fitness and the eligibility of all applicants seeking admission to the bar in Missouri. The executive director provides management and support for all aspects of the bar admission process, including oversight of the board's office, budget and staff of ten. The executive director reports to the Supreme Court of Missouri, the clerk of the Court, and the Board of Law Examiners. Extensive independent judgment is required.

Salary/Benefits: Starting salary range $88,212 to $100,620 annually depending on experience and qualifications. This position is eligible for full benefits and leave accruals provided through the Board of Law Examiners.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Candidates should possess a master's degree and five years of professional management experience. A law degree may be helpful in this position.

Application: Qualified candidates shall submit resumes and at least three professional references via e-mail to Interested parties may review the full position description for additional details.

Applications accepted until position is filled. Preference given to applications received on or before November 18, 2016.


The Supreme Court of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

July 2016 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 79.4%.  Here is the list of successful candidates who have completed all requirements for admission.

Here are detailed examination statistics.

Laptop Program for February 2017 Examination

In order to take the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE) and Multistate Performance Test (MPT) sessions using your laptop computer, you must register and install Exam360, a software product of ILG Technologies.  The period to register the software for the February 2017 examination starts at 9:00 AM (CT) on January 10, and ends February 13, at 3:00 PM (CT).  


The Installation Guide and download will be available on January 16, 2017 from your user homepage.  Applicants who have not registered Exam360, downloaded the 2 examination files and uploaded the mandatory trial examination by 3:00 PM, February 13, will not be allowed to use their laptop computer for that examination and will be required to handwrite their answers.

Set your email account to accept emails from and  You are responsible for ensuring that your email program does not block communications from ILG and MBLE.
If you decide to change your laptop preference after submitting your bar application you must take two steps: 
1) submit an amendment to your bar application electronically regarding laptop use; and
2) send notification to
A change should be received by this office on or before February 7, to ensure you can be added to the laptop program with sufficient time to complete download by the deadline of February 13. 
You assume all risk of using your laptop to take the bar examination.  No extra time or other relief will be provided in the event of any malfunciton of your computer or the software, or any electrical or other technical difficulties.  Always be prepared to hand write your exam in the event you cannot use your laptop.  Answer books will be available upon request during the exam.