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Bar Preparation: State Bar Exam Links

This guide covers bar admission, tips for taking the bar exam, information about bar prep programs and links to bar exam information for individual states.

Bar Examiner's Info--Local States

Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners
5070A Ritter Road, Suite 300
Mechanicsburg, PA   17055
(717) 795-7270
List of Bar Exam Dates

New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 973
Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 984-7783

Delaware Board of Bar Examiners
Office of the Secretary
200 West 9th Street, Suite 300B
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 577-7038

New York State Board of Law Examiners
1 Executive Centre Drive, Suite 202
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 452-8700

Bar Requirements

Students are referred to the Official Villanova Law School Student Handbook and student responsibilities on Bar Requirements, which states:

Bar Requirements

The rules for admissions to the bars of the various states differ greatly. Some states require applicants for the bar examination to register with the bar examiners at the time they begin their law studies, and to take certain courses while in law school. Some state, including Pennsylvania, require additional examinations (such as the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam) which are given on dates other than the usual bar examination dates. Students assume responsibility to know and comply with these bar requirements and should contact the appropriate bar examiners directly. Students must contact the bar examiners for the states they are interested in directly to obtain requirements, deadlines, and other necessary information.