July 2020 Bar Exam Status by Jurisdiction

Table last updated August 2, 2020, 2:07 pm (CDT)

The following table shows the current status of the July 2020 bar exam in each jurisdiction. For this information in map format and a list of jurisdiction announcements in alphabetical order, see July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information.

The following jurisdictions have denied petitions or requests for an emergency diploma privilege during the COVID-19 crisis: Alaska, Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, NevadaNorth Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Note: Jurisdictions continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. While the information provided here is current as of the posting date, this information is subject to change as jurisdictions adjust their plans according to the evolving situation. You are strongly advised to consult with the jurisdiction’s bar admissions agency directly for the most current information.

Bar Exam DateJurisdictionsRemotely Administered ExamExpansion/Adoption of Supervised/Provisional Practice RuleDiploma Privilege Option
July 28–29 

 

(NOTE: Jurisdictions administering in July AND a fall date are listed further below.) 

Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Michigan (one-day exam, July 28), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico*
Michigan Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Montana, South Dakota  

Sept. 9–10 

(NOTE: Jurisdictions administering on Sept. 9–10 AND an additional fall date are listed further below.) 

Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, New Mexico


     
Sept. 30–Oct. 1  Maine, Rhode Island, Utah
     Utah (order)
Oct. 5–6 California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania (three-day exam, Oct. 5-7)Tennessee, Vermont, Virgin Islands California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virgin Islands California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont  
July AND Sept. 9–10 Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Virginia (one-day exam, Sept. 10), Washington
 
  Minnesota, Washington  Washington (order)
July AND Sept. 30-Oct. 1 Alabama, Wyoming   Alabama, Wyoming  
July AND Oct. 5–6 Arizona, Idaho, Oregon Arizona, Idaho, Oregon (Oct. 5-6 remote exam offered as an option in addition to in-person July exam for Arizona, Idaho, and Oregon)  Arizona Oregon (order)
Sept. 9-10 AND Oct. 5–6 Texas Texas (Oct. 5-6 remote exam offered as an option in addition to in-person Sept. exam)    
Custom date(s) Florida (one-day exam, Aug. 19), Indiana (one-day exam, Aug. 4), Louisiana (one-day exam, Aug. 24 or Oct. 10), Nevada (Aug. 11-12)
Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada 
 Indiana, Nevada  Louisiana (press release and order)
2020 exam canceled Delaware, Palau    Delaware  

* The exam in Puerto Rico is traditionally administered in September.