STATE BOARD OF LAW EXAMINERS
Eligibility Requirements (in addition to passing the examination and character & fitness approval):
- Admission and Discipline Rule 15 requires that every applicant must submit to the State Board of Law Examiners a transcript showing the date of graduation and the degree conferred before he or she can be admitted to the Indiana bar.
- Admission and Discipline Rule 17 requires that before admission to the Indiana Bar every applicant must take and pass, with a scaled score of eighty (80), the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) within two (2) years before or after the applicant successfully takes the Indiana bar examination.
These requirements must be met, with no exceptions, prior to admission to the Indiana Bar. It is your responsibility to make sure that these items are submitted to the Board of Law Examiners.
Submit transcripts and MPRE scores to:
Office of Admissions and Continuing Education
251 N. Illinois Avenue, Suite 550
Indianapolis, IN 46204
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (Can only be sent directly from NCBE (MPRE) or your Law School (Transcript))
If, and only if, all admission requirements are met, you will be eligible to participate in the swearing in ceremony:
The admission ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom 10:00AM. Admittees will be admitted to the Indiana Supreme Court and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Admittees should report to the staff of the State Board of Law Examiners by 9:00 A.M., Indianapolis time, to line up for the ceremony.
Attire & Personal Belongings:
Professional, business attire is required for this occasion. Admittees will be required to stand in line prior to admission, will walk to the podium and will be seated in reserved seating during the admission ceremony. Therefore, children too young to be seated independently during the admission process need to be accompanied by a responsible adult other than an admittee. There will not be a check-in area for personal belongings. Purses, briefcases, coats and all other personal items must be left with family members or guests. Cell phones must be turned off during the ceremony.
Below you will find important documentation regarding admission:
Click on each item in red and a PDF form will open.