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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:  

Admission Eligibility Memo - Arizona Summit Law School

 

Laptop Registration is open for the July 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination. See below for more information.

 

Graduation requirement reminder for July 2018 Arizona Bar Exam Applicants:
If currently attending law school, your proof of graduation must be received in our offices/postmarked no later June 15, 2018. It is your responsibility to work with your law school to obtain documentation and ensure the documents are timely filed.

Submit one of the following:
   a) Photocopy of diploma, or
   b) Original verified transcript indicating date J.D. conferred, or
   c) Original and currently dated letter of your law school attesting to date J.D. conferred

Mail to:
   Committee on Examinations
   Arizona Supreme Court
   1501 W Washington St, Suite 104
   Phoenix AZ 85007

If evidence of your graduation is not provided by June 15, 2018, your application will be involuntarily withdrawn pursuant to Rule 34(k).

 
 Application for the July 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination is closed.

 

 Online application for the February 2019 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination will open August 15, 2018.

 

 Results for the February 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination are posted here.

 
   
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.
 
   
   
   
 

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:
 

Rules of Admission  
   

Examination Fees & Deadlines

 
July 2018 Exam: July 24 - 25, 2018  
Exam Location: Phoenix Convention Center
                         100 North Third Street, West Building
                          Phoenix, Arizona 85004

    
Instructions and Information Memo for applicants certified to sit for the July 2018 exam with Admission Ticket and exam schedule will be emailed to applicants in June.  

 

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

 

Laptop Registration for the JULY 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination
Begins June 8, 2018 and
Closes June 20, 2018

Detailed laptop registration information has been emailed to applicants for the July 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination. IMPORTANT NOTE: Whether you have taken a previous Bar Exam or not, if you wish to test via laptop for the July 2018 exam, you must follow the instructions provided in the email. Laptop registration for prior exams will not work for the July 2018 examination.

If you register to test via laptop please note: Laptops with C-ports are permitted for use on Tuesday, July 25, 2018. If using a laptop with only a C-port, applicants will need to bring a C-port adapter that enables connectivity to a USB flash drive, along with laptop and power cord. (Do not bring USB flash drives. USB flash drives will be provided at the exam).

 
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
Gabriel D Fernandez
Mark Lieberman
 
 Augustine Bartning
Anna Finn
Maricela Meza
 
 Andrew J Becke
Paul Hanley
Aryka Radke
 
 Alane Breland
Patrick Irvine
Judith D Register
 
 Stephen Dichter
Alexander B Jamison
Jennifer Rock
 
 Joya Dunbar
Carl E Landrum
Raymond K Woo
 
       
 Committee on Examinations Members
 
 David W Lunn, Chair
 Nora Greer
 Timothy A Stratton
 Michael J Donovan
 Frankie Jones
 Rebecca van Doren
 Benjamin R Eid
 Tanja Kelly
 Adam Zickerman
 Rod Galarza
 Kelly LoCascio