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CHART 11: Admission on Motion/Fees
Note: As used in this chart, “on motion” denotes admission without any additional testing except, where required, the MPRE.
Jurisdiction Yes
Alabama X Alaska X Arizona X Arkansas X California
Colorado X Connecticut X Delaware
District of Columbia X Florida
Georgia X Hawaii
Idaho X Illinois X Indiana X Iowa X Kansas X Kentucky X Louisiana
Maine X Maryland
Massachusetts X Michigan X Minnesota X Mississippi X Missouri X Montana X Nebraska X Nevada
New Hampshire X New Jersey X New Mexico X New York X North Carolina X North Dakota X Ohio X Oklahoma X Oregon X Pennsylvania X Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota X Tennessee X Texas X Utah X Vermont X Virginia X Washington X West Virginia X Wisconsin X Wyoming X Guam
Northern Mariana Islands Palau
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands X
No
X
X
X X‡
X X
X
X X‡
X‡ X‡ X‡ X
Law Gov’t teaching agency
X X X X X X X X
X X X X
Judicial In-house court of
X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
X X X X X X X
No
X X
X X
X
X X X
X
X X X
X X
Do your rules provide for admission on motion?
What is the number of years of practice required for admission on motion?
5 of past 6 5 of past 7 3 of past 5 5 of past 7
3 of past 5 5 of past 10
None
5 of past 7
Varies
3 of past 5 5 of past 7 5 of past 7 5 of past 7 5 of past 7
3ofpast5
5 of past 7 3 of past 5 5 of past 7 5
5 of past 10 5 of past 7 3 of past 5
5ofpast7/past3 5 of past 7
5 of past 7
5 of past 7
4 of past 6
4 of past 5
5 of past 10
5 of past 7
5 of past 7
5 of past 7
Past 5
5 of past 7
5 of past 7
5 of past 7 5ofpast10/past3 3 of past 5
3 of past 5
5 of past 7
3 of past 5
5 of past 7
5 of past 7
Must an applicant for
*Plus NCBE report fee.
†Plus other fees (such as for separate character and  tness applications
‡Although admission on motion is generally unavailable, it is permitted on a limited basis. **Includes NCBE report fee.
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Your de nition of practice for purposes admission on
X X X X X X X X X X X X
X X
X X X X X X X X X X X
X X X
X X X X X X X X
X X X X
of admission on motion includes: motion be a graduate of an ABA-approved
Admission on motion fee
$875* $1,500 $1,800 $1,500
$1,800 $1,800
$418*
† $600
$500* $1,000 $1,250 $875 $900* $1,250 $1,500
$900*
$1,015* $800* $950 $1,500* $1,240 $2,500† $925
$1,225
$1,500 $2,500** $400 $2,000 $400* $1,500* $2,000* $1,050† $1,325
$400 $450† $1,100* $890 $850 $800* $2,500 $620* $2,000* $850 $600* $500**
$1,000 / $200
† $100*
Military corporate record Yes
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X X
X X X
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X X
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and/or investigations).
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