Admission Without Exam: You may be admitted without exam if you scored at least a 150
scaled score on the MBE within two years, so long as you were admitted
in the jurisdiction in which you took the MBE.
You must be a graduate of an ABA-accredited law school and have received
a scaled score of 80 on the MPRE no more than five years from the date
of your application.
Subjects Tested on the North Dakota Bar Exam:
Conflict of Laws
Corporations and Limited Liability Companies
Federal Civil Procedure
Trusts & Future Interests
Grading of the North Dakota Bar Exam:
combines your scores on the MEE, MPT, and MBE to determine who passes.
North Dakota generally releases the results six weeks after the
*MPRE -- You must have a scaled score of at least
80 on the MPRE, achieved no more than five years from the date of
North Dakota Bar Exam Details
Admission on Motion
(i.e., without having to sit for the bar exam)
1. You must be a graduate of an ABA-accredited law school.
2. You must be admitted to the bar of another jurisdiction, been
admitted for at least the preceding five years, and must have practiced
law for at least four of the prior five years.
3. You must have 45 hours of CLE in the last three years, with at least
three of the 45 hours in legal ethics.