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        Does your jurisdiction license, register, or certify any categories of practitioners on a special basis (that is, other than via the
        regular examination or motion process)?

         Alaska A person who is admitted and in good standing in another state may work for Alaska Legal Services indefinitely if he/she has not failed the
         Alaska bar exam.

         Arizona Corporate counsel must register with the State Bar of Arizona; registration process does not constitute licensure for practice of law in
         Arizona. Pursuant to Arizona Supreme Court Rule 38(d), (e), and (f), limited practice in law school clinical programs, legal services organizations,
         and pro bono legal services organizations is allowed through registration with the Clerk of the Supreme Court. These programs do not constitute
         licensure to practice law in Arizona.

         California The State Bar of California’s Multijurisdictional Practice program permits qualified non-California attorneys to practice a limited scope
         of law in California. An attorney who is licensed to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction may apply to be registered in the In-House Counsel Program
         or the Legal Services Attorney Program. Attorneys registered in these programs are not required to take the California bar exam but must submit
         an application for a moral character determination.

         Colorado Other limited license categories include Judge Advocate (JAG) ($50), Military Spouse ($500), Law Professor ($500), Practice Pending
         Admission ($200), and Law Student (no fee). Limited licenses must be registered with the Office of Attorney Regulation.

         Delaware Active attorneys may register as private legal service lawyers or government/corporate counsel. Private legal service lawyer fees are
         graduated based on years of admission elsewhere.

         Florida There is not a separate fee, but authorized legal aid practitioners must file a bar application and make arrangements, including payment
         of applicable fees, to take the next available Florida Bar Examination. The graduated bar examination fee for attorneys is based on years of admis­
         sion elsewhere.

         Illinois Attorneys licensed to practice in foreign jurisdictions are allowed to obtain a limited house counsel license.

         Indiana Offers a “Business Counsel License.”

         Iowa Iowa corporate counsel must pay a $500 application fee and a $200 client security assessment. Pro bono licensing under Iowa’s Emeritus
         Attorney License rule is available only to attorneys who have been admitted to practice law in Iowa or who are or have been admitted to practice
         law before the highest court of any other state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. The attorney must practice under the
         general supervision of an approved legal aid organization.

         Kansas Temporary admission on motion without examination of attorneys performing restricted legal services for single employers.

         Kentucky Legal service and pro bono admissions are limited to certain employees of an organized public defender or legal services program in
         Kentucky. The license is limited to a period of 18 months.

         Maine Maine Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 89(c) provides that attorneys licensed in other states may apply for short-term fellowships or grants
         to fund their work with legal services organizations in Maine without being admitted to practice in Maine. Rule 89(c) was adopted to permit, for no
         more than 2 years, practice by such attorneys employed on a full-time basis and supervised by the organizations.

         Maryland Special certification for attorneys licensed in another state who are associated with an organized legal services program that is spon­
         sored or approved by Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., enabling them to practice in Maryland for a period not to exceed 2 years. Corporate counsel licensed
         in another state may advise their employers without admission in Maryland and without any special license, registration, or certification.

         Minnesota A temporary legal services license may be applied for when an applicant has accepted employment in Minnesota with a legal services
         program. The license authorizes practice solely on behalf of the indigent clients of the designated legal services program and is valid for a period
         of 15 months. A house counsel license may be applied for on a temporary or permanent basis. A house counsel license is limited as to duration
         and scope of practice. Applicant must have been actively and lawfully engaged in the practice of law for at least 3 of the previous 5 years.

         Nevada Must be employed by a legal aid bureau, public defender, or district attorney agency on a full-time basis, or employed as in-house
         counsel.

         New Jersey An attorney who is in good standing in another jurisdiction may practice law in New Jersey with an approved legal services program.
         Legal Services employment rule permits house counsel working in New Jersey to provide pro bono representation under the supervision of Legal
         Services of New Jersey, Inc., or other approved organization. In-house counsel not admitted to the bar of New Jersey are required to obtain a
         limited license to practice law.

         New Mexico Supreme Court has approved a 1-year limited license for government attorneys and a limited license for legal services attorneys.

         New York An attorney who has not failed the New York bar exam may be admitted for up to a period of 18 months if employed by a government
         agency or legal services program to appear solely on behalf of clients of the program.

         Oklahoma To be eligible for a Special Temporary Permit, corporate counsel must be admitted in a reciprocal state; applicant is granted a permit,
         which must be renewed each year. Practice that occurs in Oklahoma under authority of a Special Temporary Permit cannot be used later to gain
         admission via motion/reciprocity. Bar exam applicants may be granted a temporary permit to practice law for not-for-profit legal services organiza­
         tions until bar exam results are posted from the next succeeding bar examination.

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