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Bar Exam Guide: Oklahoma

Guide to the Bar exam

The Basics

Components of the Oklahoma Bar Exam:

The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 50%

16 State Specific Essay Questions 50%


Oklahoma considers the following jurisdictions reciprocal and an attorney may be admitted on motion if, among other things, they have engaged in the active practice of law for five of the seven years immediately preceding the date that their application is filed:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Where to find more information:

The Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners