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February 2024 Bar Exam Date, Location and Nearby Hotels

The Alabama State Bar looks forward to administering the next bar examination on February 27-28, 2024. The examination location is: 

        The Embassy Suites Hotel
        300 Tallapoosa Street
        Montgomery, Alabama 36104
        (334) 269-5055

Nearby hotels include:

        Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa
        201 Tallapoosa Street
        Montgomery, Alabama 36104
        (334) 481-5000

Hampton Inn & Suites
        100 Commerce Street
        Montgomery, Alabama 36104
        (334) 265-1010

Spring Hill Suites
        152 Coosa Street
        Montgomery, Alabama 36104
        (334) 245-2088

Doubletree by Hilton
        120 Madison Avenue
        Montgomery, Alabama 36104
        (334) 245-2320

Staybridge Suites Montgomery-Downtown
        275 Lee Street
        Montgomery, AL 36104
        (334) 532-0700

Fall 2023 Admission Ceremony Information & Registration

Congratulations and welcome to the Alabama State Bar!

Please accept our best wishes as you embark on what we hope will be a long and successful legal career. To honor your outstanding accomplishment, the Young Lawyers’ Section of the Alabama State Bar invites you to attend a formal Admission Ceremony hosted in your honor on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. For driving directions, please visit MPAC online or call (334) 481-5100. The ceremony is a wonderful chance for you to share your achievement with your friends and family, as well as a chance for you to make new friends and meet potential future colleagues. The Supreme Court of Alabama, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, and Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals will all participate in what we hope and expect will be an informational and inspirational ceremony.

Register here:

February 2023 Admittees: Please complete your registration no later than September 29, 2023.

Bar License Issuance Procedure

Applicants often ask how long it takes to receive their bar license after the Admissions Department approves their application. We have mapped out the process under the General Info menu above. Go to the Bar License Issuance Procedure page.

Alabama Bar Exam Application Overview Video

Director of Admissions Karen Laneaux gives an overview of the application process and introduces law students to Alabama State Bar employees who will be processing their applications.


Watch Here: Application Overview Video (Zoom Recording)

Welcome to the ASB Online Application System

Welcome to the Alabama State Bar Online Application System! You may browse this website for general information related to the bar admission process in Alabama, bar examination information, and information on completing an application for admission. First-time users who wish to complete an application for admission must register on this system using the "Register" button in the upper right-hand corner of this page.  Returning users may login using the credentials supplied during the registration process.  If you have questions or need additional information, you may visit the FAQ and Contact Us sections of this site.