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, Nevada, North 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 Date||Jurisdictions||Remotely Administered Exam||Expansion/Adoption of Supervised/Provisional Practice Rule||Diploma Privilege Option|
(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|
(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
|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.