Results and Admission Information
February 2017 Idaho State Bar Examination

To avoid delays in receiving your packet and potential delays in your admission, it is essential that you keep the Idaho State Bar informed of any address changes.  Contact the Admissions Department immediately at (208) 334-4500 if your address has changed.

April 12, 2017: A list of the Successful Applicants will be available on the website after 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time.  Results will also be available by telephone after 3:00 p.m.  Callers will be given either a pass or fail response by telephone.  Confirmation letters will be mailed to all applicants on April 13, 2017.  Idaho does not release essay scores for successful applicants.  After results are released, MBE scores may be obtained by sending a written request to the Idaho State Bar.

All successful applicants will receive a licensing packet to complete before the Admission Ceremony.  You must continue to update your application prior to admission with any relevant information that would change any of the responses or supplemental information in your application.  Questions regarding licensing forms must be directed to Annette Strauser, Licensing Administrator, (208) 334-4500. 

May 4, 2017: The Admission Ceremony will be held before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Federal District Court at 4:00 p.m. at the Boise Centre at 850 W. Front St., Boise, ID 83702.

Please note that within 12 months of admission to the Idaho State Bar, a new Idaho attorney who has activity practiced law for less than three (3) years prior to admission to the Idaho State Bar shall complete the New Attorney Program. I.B.C.R. 402 (f)(3). The next New Attorney Program is scheduled for Thursday, May 4, 2017, the morning of the Admissions Ceremony.

For more information about the New Attorney Program, contact Mahmood Sheikh at (208) 334-4500. For more information about new attorney continuing legal education requirements, click here.

Information for Unsuccessful Applicants