California Bar Key Dates & Deadlines

1L Registration with California State Bar

Recommended Deadline: Within 90 days of matriculation into law school (November 11, 2013).

Moral Character Application

  • Recommended Deadline: Submit Application in the fall of third year, preferably no later than the end of January 2014, for July 2014 exam.
  • You must submit fingerprints as part of the application

California Bar Exam: February 2014

  • Application available: October 1, 2013
  • Timely Filing: November 1, 2013
  • Final Filing Deadline (late fees apply): January 15, 2014

California Bar Exam: July 2014

  • Dates available in Spring 2014

MPRE Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

For November 2, 2013 Test

  • Registration Deadline: September 10, 2013
  • Late Registration Deadline: September 26, 2013

For April 2014 Test

Application deadlines have not yet been set, but are likely to be in mid-February 2014.