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Texas Supreme Court cancels July bar exam, adds October online test

The Texas Supreme Court, in an order issued Friday, canceled the two-day in-person July Texas bar examination in response to accelerating COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in the state. The court directed the Texas Board of Law Examiners (BLE) to keep plans for a two-day September in-person exam “subject to guidance from public health authorities” … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — May 27, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 30, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 29, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Texas Supreme Court approves July Bar Exam, sets alternative September testing date

The Texas bar examination set for July will continue as scheduled, but an additional testing date also will be offered in September, according to the Texas Supreme Court’s 13th Emergency Order, issued Wednesday. The second testing date allows the Texas Board of Law Examiners to employ social distancing and other health considerations that will limit … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 23, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — April 17, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Alternate dates selected for July Bar Exam; TX Supreme Court to announce decision by May 1

The Texas Board of Law Examiners reports it continues to accept applications and prepare to administer the July 2020 Texas Bar Exam as scheduled. However, the National Conference of Bar Examiners has authorized alternate dates in September for a postponed examination. The alternate dates are September 9-11 and September 30-October 2. According to NCBE, each … Continue Reading

Board of Law Examiners: July Texas Bar Exam still on schedule

The Texas Board of Law Examiners reports it continues to prepare for the July 2020 Texas Bar Exam as scheduled and no extensions have been made to application deadlines. According to a statement on the board’s website, the board is “exploring options for the July exam in the event that prohibitions against large gatherings remain … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — March 31, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Foundation donates $10,000 to State Bar exam prep scholarship program

The Texas Bar Foundation donated a grant of $10,000 to the State Bar of Texas Diversity in the Profession Committee for its Bar Exam Preparation Scholarships. The Diversity in the Profession, or DIP, Committee aims to help defray the financial burden of preparing for the bar exam. In doing so, the DIP Committee awards vouchers … Continue Reading

February 2018 Texas Bar Exam results released

Congratulations to everyone who passed the February Texas Bar Exam! We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the New Lawyers Induction Ceremony at 10 a.m. May 14 at the Frank Erwin Center. The Texas Board of Legal Examiners website has posted the full pass list for exam. Pass-rate statistics are also available on the … Continue Reading

February 2017 Texas Bar Exam results released

Congratulations to everyone who passed the February Texas Bar Examination! We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the New Lawyers Induction Ceremony on May 15 at 10 a.m. at the Frank Erwin Center. Go to the Texas Board of Law Examiners website for a full list of those who passed the bar. Pass-rate statistics will be posted … Continue Reading

July 2016 Texas Bar Exam results released

Congratulations to everyone who passed the July Texas Bar Examination! Results for the exam were posted Thursday, with the overall pass rate at about 70 percent and the pass rate for first-time exam takers about 78 percent, according to statistics posted on the Texas Board of Law Examiners website. That’s compared to pass rates of 56 percent overall … Continue Reading

February 2016 Texas Bar Exam results released

Congratulations to all those who passed the February 2016 Texas Bar Examination! Results for the exam were posted Friday afternoon, with the overall pass rate at about 56 percent and the pass rate for first-time exam takers just above 65 percent, according to statistics that were released. We’ll see you all at the New Lawyers Induction Ceremony … Continue Reading

Board now accepting online pro hac vice fee payment; will soon allow online filing of declarations and applications for bar exam

Law students filing Declarations of Intention to Study Law and graduates planning to sit for the Texas Bar Examination will soon be able to file their applications and payments online. The Texas Board of Law Examiners ultimately plans to make online filing and payment mandatory since the Supreme Court approved rule changes authorizing it to … Continue Reading
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