Bar Admissions


July 2014 Bar Exam
The July 2014 Louisiana Bar Examination will be administered at the Pontchartrain Center located at 4545 Williams Blvd., Hall A, Kenner, LA 70065 and the Baton Rouge River Center, Grand Ballroom, located at 275 South River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, July 21,23,25, 2014. 

General Instructions for the July 2014 Bar Exam are available by clicking here.

Hotel Information: 
Pontchartrain Center test site: Reservations can be made by calling the Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Airport which is located at 4535 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA and is located adjacent to the Pontchartrain Center.  Please call 504-712-0504 and provide the group code: LAR.  The room rate is $119.00 per room, per night plus tax.   Reservations must be made prior to July 1, 2014.

Baton Rouge River Center test site: Reservations can be made by calling the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center which is located at 201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA.  Please call 225-906-5768 or online at www.hiltonbatonrougecapitolcenter.com and provide the group code: LBE.  The room rate is $129.00 per room, per night plus tax.   Reservations must be made prior to July 3, 2014.

Laptop Information:  The registration period for applicants who wish to take the July Bar Examination using personal laptop computers opens June 20, 2014 and closes July 3, 2014.   Please be advised that an additional cost will be incurred and must be paid directly to the vendor.  Should you fail to register for the approved software by July 3, 2014, you will be automatically assigned a seat in the handwriting section for the bar examination. You must register as a laptop user on an external site Exam4 Should you fail to register for the approved software by July 3, 2014, you may still register with the software vendor through July 7, 2014, however, you will be required to pay a late fee of $50.00 . If you fail to register by midnight on July 7, 2014, you will be automatically assigned a seat in the handwriting section for the bar examination.

Exam Information:  Notification letters regarding approval to sit for the July 2014 Bar Examination along with other pertinent information regarding the July examination will be mailed 30 days prior to the examination (June 20, 2014).

Exam Results:  Results from the July 2014 Louisiana Bar Examination will be posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 after 9:00 a.m.  Results will be posted at the Supreme Court of Louisiana's web site www.lasc.org, this web site and also on the walls of the Supreme Court.

Admit Program:  The Admission Ceremony for candidates who successfully completed the examination and have met all other requirements will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014.

It is the applicant's responsibility to notify the Committee on Bar Admissions of any mailing address, telephone number or email address changes.   Notification should be made via email message to denisel@lascba.org or rhondal@lascba.org.

 

 


Committee On Bar Admissions
2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd.  
Suite 310
Metairie, LA 70002
Tel: (504) 836-2420
Fax: (504) 834-1449
 The Louisiana Supreme Court
400 Royal St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: (504) 310-2300

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Applications

Law Student Registrant – Every prospective applicant for admission to the Louisiana Bar enrolled in law school in this state shall participate in the Law Student Registration Program in the fall of the second year of Law School and only then. Please note that you will be required to file a SUPPLEMENTAL Request for Character Report with the NCBE and a Bar Examination Application when you are ready to sit for the bar examination

Law Student SupplementalLaw students who participated in the Law Student Registration Program and are planning to sit for the upcoming exam.

First Time Louisiana Applicant – Anticipated law school graduates who did not timely register in the Law Student Registration Program, recent law graduates, members of  another bar, or non-members whose NCBE Application for Character Report is received more than one year after juris doctor is awarded.

ReapplicationsApplicants who have previously applied to sit for the Louisiana Bar Examination. If your most recent NCBE Application for Character Report is less than two years old, complete the Bar Examination Application and Affadavit according to the instructions. All other re-applicants must submit an NCBE Application for Character Report

Application for Equivalency DeterminationForeign trained lawyers who wish to apply to take the Louisiana Bar examination must apply in accordance with Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XVII, Sec 6.

ADA Accommodations forms – If you are seeking accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please complete these forms. All forms must be received on or before November 1st for the February bar exam, or on or before February 1st for the July exam in accordance with Louisiana Supreme Court Rule XVII, Sec 4(E).

News

 

Questions and topics tested on the February 2014 Bar Exam are available here

Attorney Registration

Questions for the February 2013 Bar Exam are available here

Pro Hac Vice Rules amended [read rules]

Limited Admission for In-House Counsel rule adopted [PDF read order | PDF download form]

Five time limit suspended.Click here


Pursuant to La. Sup. Ct. Rule XVII, all bar admission matters are confidential. In order to maintain confidentiality, all pleadings filed with the Supreme Court must bear a file number generated by LASCBA. In the event you require a file number, please contact LASCBA.