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Arizona Judicial Branch

Attorney Admissions

Committee on Examinations, Committee on Character and Fitness
Supreme Court of Arizona
Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 W. Washington, Suite 104, Phoenix, AZ 85007-3222

(602) 452-3971  

 
Announcements:  

Results for the July 2017 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination will post here  Friday, October 13, 2017.

 
   
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Online application links saved to your computer will not be updated when system maintenance occurs. Whenever portal maintenance is performed you will need to access your online application from a fresh link, not a saved one.
 
   
Due to technical issues we are not accepting February 2018 online bar exam applications at this time. Please check back periodically for updates. Information for online bar exam application will post here when the issue has been resolved and the application is available.
 
   
   
 

Applicants may be approved by the Committee on Character and Fitness at any time, and will be notified when approved.  The Supreme Court allows applicants who have been approved to be sworn and admitted at any time, either by mail or in person.  Applicants who are approved receive detailed information regarding admission methods and options.

Click below for additional Character and Fitness guidelines:
Character and Fitness Guidelines adopted by the Arizona Supreme Court 2015

 

Sample Character and Fitness Application

 

 
General Information:
 

The Attorney Admissions team is happy to answer questions with our Customer Service box:  attorneyadmissions@courts.az.gov 
If a major issue remains unresolved after speaking with our staff, please call

Director Mark Wilson at 602-452-3362 

 
 

The Arizona Supreme Court administers the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE). Applicants passing a UBE are allowed to transfer a passing score earned in Arizona to other UBE jurisdictions without testing, subject to the rules of that state. UBE rules vary from state to state; please contact specific jurisdictions if you wish to seek admission based on UBE. Additional information about the Uniform Bar Examination, including a list of UBE jurisdictions, may be found at www.ncbex.org.

 
There are three paths for admission to the practice of law in the state of Arizona:
 

      • February 2018 Exam: February 27-28, 2018
      • Exam Location: Phoenix Convention Center
                                100 North Third Street, North Building
                                Phoenix, AZ 85004
      • Instructions and Information Memo for applicants certified to sit for the February 2018 exam will be emailed at the end of January 2018.

      • Instructions and Information Memo - web version does not contain Admission Ticket or exam schedule.

      • LAPTOP
        Notice of Intent Form - NOTE: This form is for Attorney Admissions administrative purposes. It does not register you for laptop testing.

      • Information regarding Laptop Registration for the February 2018 Bar Exam will be provided in December 2017. 

      • For General Examination Information click here.
      • Frequently Asked Questions  
      • Veterans may be eligible for partial reimbursement of testing cost. Click here for details. 

    • To access or view the Course on Arizona Law click here.

 
 Committee on Character & Fitness Members
 
 Edward F Novak, Chair
Anna Finn
Maricela Meza
 
 Andrew J Becke
Fernando Gonzales
Judith D Register
 
 Michael L Boreale Jr
Patrick Irvine
Raymond K Woo
 
 Alane Breland
Alexander B Jamison
Gloria C Wyatt
 
 Stephen Dichter
Carl E Landrum
Angela Paton
 
 Gabriel D Fernandez
Marc R Lieberman

 
       
 Committee on Examinations Members
 
 David W Lunn, Chair
 Frankie Jones
 Howard D Sukenic
 Rod Galarza
 Tanja Kelly
 Rebecca van Doren
 Jacqueline Ganier
 Kelly LoCascio
 Lisa S Wahlin
 Nora Greer
 Roric Massey
 Adam Zickerman