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Supplemental Remarks
Is admission on motion based on reciprocity (that is, is it limited to candidates from some or all jurisdictions offering admission on motion)?
Connecticut Reciprocal jurisdiction or the applicant is a full-time faculty member or full-time clinical fellow at an accredited Connecticut law school and admitted in a reciprocal or nonreciprocal jurisdiction.
Georgia If the applicant’s “sending” jurisdiction’s admission on motion rule is more restrictive than Georgia’s, then the applicant’s admission in Georgia would be governed by the same requirements that apply to an applicant from Georgia seeking admission in the applicant’s jurisdiction.
Mississippi Provided that the laws from the state from which the applicant comes grant similar privileges to attorney applicants from Mississippi. Oregon Provided that the laws from the state from which the applicant comes grant similar privileges to attorney applicants from Oregon.
Attorneys must have lawfully engaged in practice for 5 of 7 years preceding application.
Wyoming Admission on motion is limited to jurisdictions that would admit a Wyoming attorney on motion without any additional examination.
Is an attorney initially admitted by diploma privilege eligible for admission on motion?
Arkansas Provided the applicant is a graduate of an ABA-approved law school.
Connecticut Provided the applicant meets all educational requirements.
District of Columbia Provided the applicant has been a member in good standing of the bar for 5 years.
Mississippi Provided that the laws from the state from which the applicant comes grant similar privileges to attorney applicants from Mississippi.
Ohio Applicant who has been admitted in another jurisdiction by diploma privilege is eligible for admission without examination only if applicant has also taken and passed the bar examination and been admitted as an attorney-at-law in the highest court of another state or the District of Columbia.
Tennessee Must  le a petition with the Board setting forth reasons why he/she should be admitted; a hearing is held in response.
To qualify for the Attorneys’ Exam, must an applicant be a graduate of an ABA-approved law school?
California Attorney applicants who have been admitted as active members in good standing in a U.S. jurisdiction 4 or more years immediately preceding the exam they intend to take may qualify to take the Attorneys’ Exam, which is the written portion of the general bar exam. All other attorney applicants must take the general bar exam.
Maryland If the attorney applicant has practiced law for 10 years, or 5 years in the immediate past 10 years, following admission by examination in another jurisdiction, applicant is eligible for special attorney exam and need not be a graduate of an ABA-approved law school.
Rhode Island Applicants seeking admission under Article II, Rule 2(a) (attorney admission on examination) who have not graduated from an ABA-approved law school may sit for the Attorney’s Examination provided that they have been engaged in the full-time active practice of law for at least 5 years of the last 10 years immediately preceding  ling of the application, or they have been engaged in the full-time teaching of law at a law school accredited by the ABA for at least 5 years of the last 10 years immediately preceding the  ling of the application.
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