July 2016 Results will be posted October 18, 2016.
The July 2016 exam results will be posted to User Home Pages October 18, 2016. Please do not call the office, it will take several hours for all results to be posted.
Please note that if you have not arranged for the transfer of your MBE score or if you have not provided a law school certificate, your results have been held. If you have not provided all supplementary documentation, such as driver's abstracts, documents requested by your reviewing attorney, etc., you cannot be certified for admission. Applicants must pass the exam, be certified by the Committee on Character, AND receive a pass and ready letter on your User Home Page in order to be admitted.
February 2016 Successful Candidates
Candidates who passed the examination must refer to their user home pages for specific information regarding their eligibility for admission. Please note that passing the examination does NOT automatically admit you to practice law in New Jersey. It is your responsibility to follow the instructions provided.
Of the 959 applicants that sat for the exam, results were sent to 924. Of the 924, 468 or 50.64% passed.
|Barreto Abraham, Elizabeth|
|Bello - Amador, Darysa|
|Cheuk, Zu Wei|
|De Palma, Claudia|
|Harte, Genevieve (Eva)|
|in den Berken, Gregory|
|Kim, Sae Hwan|
|van Hoeven, Juliana|
|Yoon, Sung Lo|
Admission by Motion
Admission by Motion is effect as of September 1, 2016. Interested applicants should read all of the information before applying. Fees are non-refundable. To view the application and requirements, click on the Application Forms tab. The Admission on Motion application is located on the top right of the screen. Applicants can browse the forms and information from this screen. In order to submit an application, applicants must first register. Applicants can click on "Reciprocal Jurisdictions" to determine if they are admitted in state that has agreed to reciprocity with New Jersey. Please note that many states are still making this determination. Check back frequently if you state is not listed. Applicants who are uncertain if their prior practice qualifies them for admission may request a pre-application determination using the Request for Pre-Approval of Prior Practice Form, which can be found under "Browse Forms."
UBE Score Transfer Applications are Open
Applications for UBE Score Transfer are open. Applicants who meet all requirements may apply using a qualifying UBE score from another UBE jurisdictions. The score attained must be 266 or greater and must have been earned in the UBE jurisdiction after it became a UBE jurisdiction (scores from bar examinations in a UBE state BEFORE it became a UBE state DO NOT qualify).
February Bar Exam Applications are Open
Applications for the February 2017 New Jersey Bar Examination, the first Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) administered in New Jersey, are open. Timely deadline is October 31st, late deadline is November 15th, and the FINAL deadline is November 30th. Please note that fees increase from $575 to $850 to $1,100 for each deadline.
Administrative Determination - Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), Admission on Motion and Metadata
Click here to read the Supreme Court's Administrative Determination
July 2016 Examination and UBE Applicants
Applicants who applied for the July 2016 New Jersey examination and have indicated that they are taking the examination in a state offering the UBE this July will receive information by the end of the week regarding options for the July 2016 New Jersey examination. Please do not call the office to inquire about these options. You will receive an update to your User Home Page no later than Friday, April 22, 2016.
New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners
Uniform Bar Examination
The New Jersey Supreme Court has adopted the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), beginning with the February 2017 administration of the exam. Subject to forthcoming amendments to the Rules of Court, the Supreme Court has adopted the following related provisions for application using a transferred UBE score:
- The score attained on the UBE examination must meet or exceed the minimum score requirements to pass the New Jersey bar examination of 266.
- A completed application must be submitted within thirty-six (36) months of the date of the exam administration in which the UBE score was earned. Consistent with the standard practice of other jurisdictions that have implemented the UBE, New Jersey will accept UBE scores earned prior to New Jersey’s first administration of the UBE (February 2017), provided the transfer application is timely and complies with all other requirements.
- Each applicant shall be fingerprinted with respect to each application in accordance with rules prescribed by the Board.
- Each applicant shall provide satisfactory evidence that the applicant is more than 18 years of age.
- Each applicant shall provide, in a manner prescribed by the Board, certification by a duly authorized officer of the applicant's law school that it is approved by the American Bar Association and that it has awarded the applicant a Juris Doctor degree or its equivalent.
- Each applicant must provide satisfactory evidence that the applicant is a member of the bar in good standing in every other jurisdiction which has ever admitted the applicant to practice.
- Each applicant shall pay all required fee(s) established by the Board.
In addition, each applicant must be certified by the Committee on Character and present proof of having attained a qualifying score on the Multi-State Professional Responsibility Examination (currently 75) or passage of an approved course on professional ethics given by an American Bar Association-accredited law school.
Additional information regarding the UBE can be found at the National Conference of Bar Examiners website (ncbex.org). In addition, the Board of Bar Examiners website (njbarexams.org) has included information on the UBE and will continue to update the UBE information. UBE applications are expected to be available October 1, 2016.
Applications for the July 2016 Bar Examination are now OPEN
Candidates may now apply for the July 2016 New Jersey Bar Examination. The deadline for submitting a timely application, with the requisite fee of $575, has been extended to April 22, 2016. The fee for applications received after that date is $1,100, and the final application deadline is April 30, 2016.
Note: The Board of Bar Examiners will administer the New Jersey bar examination in July 2016*. The Supreme Court of New Jersey created the Ad Hoc Committee on the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) to review and recommend to the Court whether, going forward, New Jersey should adopt the UBE as a replacement for the state’s existing bar examination format. The Ad Hoc Committee submitted its Report and Recommendations, which have been published on the Judiciary’s Website (www.judiciary.state.nj.us), and the Court has requested written comments from the legal community and interested members of the public by March 31, 2016. The Board of Bar Examiners cannot anticipate whether the Supreme Court will make a decision regarding the UBE prior to April 22, 2016. Candidates who aspire to New Jersey licensure in 2016 must be prepared to submit their completed application by April 22, 2016, and to sit for the New Jersey bar examination in July 2016, as in past years. Thus, such candidates should have the character and fitness questionnaire completed and ready for submission well in advance of April 22 to ensure that they can meet that application deadline.
* Notwithstanding the determination of the Supreme Court regarding the UBE, the July 2016 New Jersey bar examination will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 and Thursday, July 28, 2016 and will NOT be a UBE examination.
Admission on Motion
The New Jersey Supreme Court has adopted Admission on Motion. At this time, an effective date for such admission has not been established. Implementation must await the adoption of Court Rules. Please check this website periodically for updates.
General Site Instructions and Information
Our General Site Instructions which can be found under the Exam tab have been revised. It is imperative that you read this information before the exam.
Please note that an upgrade to the website has caused the website to display poorly when using older browsers. Please use Google Chrome, Firefox, or the latest version of Internet Explorer if you are having problems viewing this web page.
New Jersey is approved as a
New Jersey was recently granted "recognized jurisdiction" status with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) of England and Wales. Once a jurisdiction is approved as a Recognized Jurisdiction, attorneys from that jurisdiction can apply to the SRA directly to be certified as Registered Foreign Lawyers (RFLs). Their website can be accessed at http://www.sra.org.uk/home/home.page. The Board of Bar Examiners will provide the required information to the SRA after a New Jersey attorney has completed the application with the SRA.
List of Attorneys Reinstated after Administrative Revocation
The following attorneys have been reinstated after being administratively revoked. Historical data is included and listed by year of reinstatement. Each year hereafter, an annual list of attorneys reinstated during the calendar year will be published by January 31st of the following year.
|2006||Andrew J. Borresen||031481983|
|2006||John Z. Marangos||037781983|
|2006||Nancy A. Lester||036991986|
|2006||Vincent A. Albunio||036011990|
|2008||Alan K. Glantz||022091999|
|2008||Carole Ann Hafferty||011261991|
|2008||Jamison E. Colburn||016951997|
|2008||Karen Ann Bauman||018481991|
|2008||Margaret Anne Wilson a/k/a Margaret Wilson Heldring||001501984|
|2008||Marianne D. Cary f/n/a Marianne D. Hatcher||011901999|
|2008||Paul James Savarese||008521990|
|2008||Raleigh Douglas Herbert||040981994|
|2008||Tara A. Roscioli||020491997|
|2008||Therol Linette Dix||005171994|
|2009||David E. Bloom||011421993|
|2009||Dilip Babubhai Patel||021461996|
|2009||Eve Lynn Newman||006051988|
|2009||James E. Ryan||034711995|
|2009||Nancy E. Wolff||017701981|
|2009||Preetinder S. Bharara||048001993|
|2009||Robert E. Brody||027451991|
|2009||Sandra L. Bonder||047531990|
|2009||Tara Ann Butler||007241999|
|2010||Kristian Karl Larsen||052401997|
|2010||Laurie J. Besden||014051999|
|2010||Reid I. Howell||038301996|
|2011||James P. Hughes Jr.||016022000|
|2011||Keith L. Anderson||011591986|
|2011||Keri Anne Jones (McCoy)||047311995|
|2011||Mark Edward Stabile||003311997|
|2011||Michael John Lynch||046372004|
|2011||Noceeba Donnetta Southern||027871995|
|2011||Raymond A. Petruccelli||024932001|
|2011||Robin Feingold Singer||039601987|
|2011||Sonya Angela Johnston||013541992|
|2011||Stacey Alisa Simon||047751998|
|2012||Barbara Ann Murphy||001892001|
|2012||Erik T. Koons||021301998|
|2012||Joan Marie Laux||022291996|
|2012||Susan F. Bateman||011001985|
Uploading supplemental documents
Once you have submitted your on line application, an "Upload Documents" button will appear on your User Home Page at the bottom of System Messages. Use this feature to upload your supplemental documents, such as driver's abstracts, copies of records, etc. Supplemental documents must be submitted by February 1st but should be uploaded as soon as possible.
Please note: law school certificates must be printed, you must fill out and sign the top portion and give it to your law school. They will send directly to us.
MBE Transfers - Information and Address
If you have not already requested your MBE score transfer for the February exam, please do so immediately. Grading will be delayed for those who do not transfer their score.
July applicants, make sure to arrange for your score transfer by July 1st!
Please use EITHER address when completing MBE transfer forms for score transfers into New Jersey:
Board of Bar Examiners
25 West Market St., 8th Fl, North Wing
Trenton, NJ 08611
Board of Bar Examiners
PO Box 973
Trenton, NJ 08625-0973
Bar exam graders
The New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners seeks New Jersey admitted attorneys to grade essays written for the New Jersey Bar Exam administered each July. Candidates must have ten or more years of legal experience, possess strong writing skills, enjoy working with others as well as on their own, and be able to meet tight deadlines. Candidates must be available to work during the months of August, September, and October.
The Board of Bar Examiners maintains an active list of resumes for review when openings occur. To apply for future openings, please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.