ATTORNEY ADMISSIONS TO THE NEW MEXICO BAR

New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners

NMBBE offices will be closed July 29 through August 5 for bar exam administration.

Future New Mexico Attorneys

Four Ways to Apply

Are you a current law student or recent graduate? An experienced attorney? Have you already passed the UBE? Are you starting work with a governmental or civil legal services agency? New Mexico provides different types of admission for each.

Bar Examination

For recent law grads or those who can’t apply using one of our other options.

Reciprocal Admission

U.S. licensed attorneys with at least five years’ practice experience.

Uniform Bar Exam Transfer

Applicants who’ve taken the UBE within the past three years.

LIMITED LICENSE

Licensed attorneys in state government or with civil legal services.

Find upcoming dates and register to attend.

Required Class in New Mexico Law

CONTACT

New Mexico Board of Bar Examiners
20 First Plaza Center NW, Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87102
info@nmexam.org
(505) 271-9706 phone

The State Bar of New Mexico provides attorney information to the public at www.nmbar.org or 1-800-876-6227.

For low-income legal assistance, contact New Mexico Legal Aid at www.newmexicolegalaid.org or 1-833-545-4357.

For assistance in tribal courts, contact Dinébe’iiná Náhiiłna be Agha’diit’ahii (DNA People’s Legal Services) at www.dnalegalservices.org or 1-928-871-4151.

For contact and other information for the New Mexico courts, visit www.nmcourts.gov.

New Mexico’s Disciplinary Board is online at www.nmdisboard.org.