Applicants seeking admission to the Arizona State Bar, without taking the bar exam, must comply with Reciprocity Requirements.
The following states have reciprocity with Arizona: Alaska, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
In order to be eligible for admittance to the Arizona State Bar, without taking the bar examination, you must:
- Have a JD from an ABA accredited law school
- Actively practice law for at least three of the last five years
- Have moral fitness
- Earn at least an 85 on the MPRE during your lifetime