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Virginia Board of Bar Examiners (See for more information.)
Virginia Board of Bar Examiners (See for more information.)
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Board Description: Members of the Board of Bar Examiners are appointed by the Supreme Court per ยง 54.1-3920 of the Code of Virginia. The Board is responsible for the examination of applicants and otherwise ascertaining the qualifications of applicants for admission to the Bar of Virginia and is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations. The Board is required to issue a license to practice law in Virginia to every applicant who successfully passes the required examination and complies with all applicable laws and rules of the Supreme Court and the Board. The Board may issue a certificate to practice law in Virginia to an applicant if the Board is satisfied that the applicant meets the criteria for admission without examination established by Rule 1A:1 of the Supreme Court of Virginia and the guidelines promulgated thereunder. In addition, the Board evaluates applications for admission under Rules 1A:5, Part I, 1A:6, 1A:7, 1A:8, and Rule 1A:9. And the Board sets the fees to be paid by each applicant. The Board operates under the supervision of the Supreme Court of Virginia.  
Official Board Description: Link to VA Administrative Code
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Primary contact information for this board.
Name / Title: Catherine Crooks Hill  / Secretary-Treasurer
Address: 2201 W. Broad St., Suite 101
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-0445    FAX: (804)367-0416    TDD: (804)367-9753