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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: 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 Winter Bar Examination will be held on February 26th through the 28th at Hy Vee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa. More information and a more detailed schedule can be found here.

The application deadline for the 2018 Summer Bar Examination is April 1, 2018.

The 2018 Summer Bar Examination will be held on July 23 to the 25th at the Hilton Garden Inn in West Des Moines. 

Exam Results and Statistical Reports:



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