News & Announcements

Pursuant to Rule 20(b) of the Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Maryland, a Notice of Amendment to Board Rule 4 was published in the July 21, 2014 issue of The Daily Record. On May 8, 2014, the State Board of Law Examiners approved an amendment to the Commercial Transactions portion of Board Rule 4, to become effective with the July 2015 Maryland General Bar Examination, as follows: Examination-Subject Matter- Pursuant to section c of Rule 7 (Bar Examination), Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Maryland, the subject matter of the Maryland Bar Examination is defined as follows: Commercial Transactions- The law governing commercial transactions derived from the following titles of the Maryland Code, Commercial Law Article: Sales (Title 2); Leases (Title 2a); Negotiable Instruments (Title 3); Bank Deposits & Collections (Title 4); Fund Transfers (Title 4a); Bulk Transfers (Title 6); and Secured Transactions (Title 9). Refer to the following link for more information.

The standard administration of the February 2015 Maryland General Bar Exam will take place on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 (Written Test) and Wednesday, February 25, 2015 (Multistate Bar Exam/MBE) at The Baltimore Convention Center. For more detailed information, including filing deadlines, fees, application/petition process, laptop use and more, please refer to the State Board of Law Examiners or www.courts.state.md.us/ble/pdfs/201502gbdates.pdf.