Applicants seeking admission to the Utah State Bar, without taking the bar exam, must comply with Reciprocity Requirements.
The following states have reciprocity with Utah: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, 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, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. In order to be eligible for admittance to the Utah State Bar, without taking the bar examination, you must:
- Have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school
- Actively practice law for 60 of the 84 months before applying
- Be a member of good standing in your state