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July 2022 Bar Exam

Results: The July Bar Exam results were released on October 14, 2022. Click here for information.

Admission Ceremony: December 7, 2022. Click here for Admission & Orientation Ceremony information.

Third-year law students may take the February 2023 Virginia Bar Exam

The Rules of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners have been amended pursuant to changes to Section 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia, effective July 1, 2022. See Section II.A and Section IV.E.1. Beginning with the February 2023 Virginia Bar Exam, an applicant who has "[s]atisfactorily completed legal studies amounting to at least five semesters, or the equivalent of at least five semesters on a system other than a semester system, of full-time study at a law school approved by the American Bar Association or the Board" will be eligible to take the Virginia bar exam. If you have questions about whether you meet these educational requirements, please contact your law school.

Please Note: For applicants who meet the new educational requirements, the online application to apply for the February 2023 Virginia Bar Exam will be available on or about September 1, 2022.

February 2023 Bar Exam

Filing Deadline: The statutory filing deadline for the February 2023 Bar Exam is December 15, 2022. Click here for information.

COVID-19 Application Modifications: Click here for information.