Moral Character Requirement
All students must pass an intensive Moral Character Determination to be admitted to the bar.
When to Apply for Moral Character Determination
The bar encourages students to apply at the beginning of their 3L year but, because the application is so detailed, you may want to start gathering information earlier.
Cost of the Moral Character Determination
As of March 2019, the Moral Character Determination costs $551. Applications that take more than 30 months to complete incur an additional $265 extension fee.
All students must provide:
If relevant, you will also need to provide:
If you have ever had any legal, financial, or personal problems, you may need to provide detailed documentation of those problems and evidence of your rehabilitation, potentially including: