Applicants seeking admission to the Idaho State Bar, without taking the bar exam, must comply with Reciprocity Requirements.
The following states have reciprocity with Idaho: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, 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 Idaho 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