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Admission by Examination

The Iowa Board of Law Examiners oversees the process of admission to the bar of Iowa. The admission process covers those that are required to take an examination to gain admission as well as attorneys licensed from other jurisdictions who wish to practice in Iowa.  If you are already licensed in another jurisdiction, learn how to become licensed in Iowa. Contact: Bar.Admissions@iowacourts.gov if you have any other questions.

Bar Examination Announcements

News of Interest:

Law students who wish to take the bar examination in Iowa need to remember to file a Law Student Registration form. Information regarding the deadlines and fees can be found here.

Upcoming Deadlines and Events:

The 2018 Summer Bar Examination will be held on July 23rd through the 25th at Hilton Garden Inn in West Des Moines, Iowa. More information and a more detailed schedule can be found here.

The application deadline for the 2019 Winter Bar Examination is November 1, 2018.

The 2019 Winter Bar Examination will be held on February 25th to the 27th at the Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. 

Exam Results and Statistical Reports:

 

 

For more information contact: Bar.Admissions@iowacourts.gov

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