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))
The Admission Ceremony is the first opportunity to be sworn into the bar. You may not be sworn in prior to the ceremony. If you are unable to attend, you may request a mail admission packet from email@example.com and that will be e-mailed to you following the ceremony.
If, and only if, all admission requirements are met, you will be eligible to participate in the swearing-in ceremony:
Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 10:00 AM at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. You may invite guests, but seating is limited to a first come first serve basis.
Below you will find important documentation regarding admission:
Click on each item and a PDF form will open.
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