PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
Jennifer Donahue/Erika Gully-Santiago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2020
Massachusetts Bar Examination Rescheduled
Exam will be held on September 30 and October 1, 2020
BOSTON, MA - The Supreme Judicial Court and the Board of Bar Examiners today announce that the July 2020 Massachusetts bar examination has been rescheduled and will be held on Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Boston.
The Board of Bar Examiners, in consultation with the Supreme Judicial Court, will continue to closely monitor public health and safety guidelines, including prohibitions against large gatherings, related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the event that limitations on large gatherings continue to interfere with the administration of the Massachusetts bar examination on September 30 and October 1, 2020, alternative means for testing of applicants for Massachusetts bar admission will be devised and announced.
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) is established by G.L. c. 221 §§35 & 36 to evaluate the qualifications of persons seeking admission to the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.