Nevada

Since jurisdiction rules and policies change, you are strongly advised to consult the jurisdiction's bar admission agency directly for the most current information.
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The information provided on this page is drawn from the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements ("Guide"). Links are provided to specific charts in the Guide; each chart is followed by jurisdiction-specific supplemental remarks. Please consult both the chart and its remarks for complete information. NOTE: The Guide is updated on an annual basis, while the website is updated throughout the year. The website supersedes the Guide where the two differ. (Website jurisdiction information last updated Nov 25, 2019.)

Bar Exam Eligibility, Deadlines, and Fees

  • ABA-Approved Law School J.D. Required: No See Chart 3
  • Foreign Law Graduate Eligibility: Yes
  • Bar Exam Application Filing Deadlines: See Chart 9
  • Bar Exam Application Fees: See Chart 9

UBE Adoption

  • UBE Adoption: No

Admission on Transferred UBE Score

  • Admission on Transferred UBE Score: No

Nevada Bar Exam Components

  • The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE): Yes
  • The Multistate Essay Examination (MEE): No
  • The Multistate Performance Test (MPT): Yes
  • Jurisdiction-Drafted Exam: Yes See Chart 7

MPRE Requirements

Character and Fitness Investigations

This jurisdiction does not use NCBE's character and fitness services; please contact Nevada for filing instructions.

Admission on Motion

  • Admission on Motion: No

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Bar Admission Agency
State Bar of Nevada

3100 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 100

Las Vegas, NV 89102

Phone: (702) 382-2200

Fax: (702) 382-6676

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