Site Updates



Site last updated 12/06/2018

12/06/2018
Beginning December 28, 2018, applicants must submit fingerprints for the purpose of the Board verifying the identity of the applicant and obtaining a current record of any criminal history. This is NOT required for February 2019 bar exam applicants.

The Board welcomes Matt Chiara as project manager for the Board staff.
10/05/2018
The July 2018 bar exam results are now posted on the site.

10/04/2018
Hotel block rate information for February 2019 bar exam applicants is available on the Easter Testing Location information page.
10/03/2018
Information on the posting of the July 2018 results has been added to the site.
09/11/2018
The Schedule of Court Ceremonies has been updated.
08/31/2018
Applicants can begin filing for the Feburary 2019 bar examination on September 1, 2018. Please note the Eastern PA location.
08/03/2018
Feedback for the July 2018 Bar Exam is no longer being accepted. The Board thanks those applicants who participated for their valued feedback!
07/05/2018
A notarized identity verification form is now required for all application copy or score summary sheet requests.
08/01/2017
Effective August 1, 2017, there ARE new Bar Exam Fees and Non-Bar Exam Application Fees
06/12/2017
Recirprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with the Virgin Islands.
05/11/2017
A new miscellaneous forms and requests section has been added to the site.
04/17/2017
A new application is availble for filing under Pa. B.A.R. 303.

The Board welcomes its newest member Kezia O. L. Taylor.
12/01/2016
12/01/2016
The interpretation for Rule 204 has been updated.


The Harrisburg testing location will no longer be offered for July examinations. View the complete list of locations.
09/15/2016
Reciprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with New Jersey.
08/18/2016
MBE transfer information has been updated.
04/26/2016
The Board has reappointed C. Robert Keenan III, Esq. as a member of the PA Board of Law Examiners.
4/01/2016
The Board is pleased to announce C. Robert Keenan III, Esq. as the new Board Chair, and Gerald Lawrence, Esq. as the new Vice Chair.

The Board welcomes new members Kathleen D. Wilkinson, Esq. and Stewart L. Cohen, Esq.
1/5/2016
The repository listings have all been updated.
12/15/2015
Information regarding the submission of personal statements has been added to the list of Character and Fitness Frequently Asked Questions.
12/07/2015
Important information regarding check payments.
09/18/2015
06/01/2015
Reciprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with New Mexico.
04/23/2015
The Board welcomes David R. Fine, Esq. as its newest member.
07/18/2014
The Board welcomes David S. Rasner, Esq. as its newest Board member.
04/23/2014
The Board welcomes Gerald Lawrence as its newest Board member.
03/12/2014
Changes to 204-341 MPRE information have been made regarding the timeframe for which an MPRE score can be requested.
02/10/2014
Changes to Rule 301 have been made.
12/20/2013
Changes to Rule 205 have been made.

Rule 206 has been added to the PA Bar Rules.
02/04/2013
Reciprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with Wyoming.
03/21/2012
Reciprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with Maine.
01/19/2010
Reciprocity information has been updated, as the Board now recognizes reciprocity with Oregon.
8/31/2009
Rule 204 and Rule 311 have been updated.