Admission to the Vermont Bar

For information on the requirements and procedures for admission to the Vermont bar, including the bar exam, admission by transferred UBE score, and admission without examination, click on ‘Admission to the Vermont Bar.’

The Board of Bar Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee oversee the process of admission to the Vermont bar. For information on these boards, click on the appropriate box to the right.

Attorney Licensing Information and Pro Hac Vice Licensure

For information on attorney licensing, including a list of attorneys in good standing, initial licensure, license renewal, obtaining a certificate of good standing, and obtaining a pro hac vice license to appear in a Vermont court in a single case, click on ‘Attorney Licensing and Pro Hac Vice Licensure.’

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education

For information on mandatory continuing legal education requirements in Vermont, including the Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education, click on “Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.”

The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Board ensures that the Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education are followed by all practicing attorneys in Vermont.  For information on the MCLE Board, click on “Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board.”

Professional Responsibility Board

The Vermont Supreme Court has the power under the Vermont Constitution to oversee the professional conduct of all attorneys practicing in Vermont. The court formed the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board to administer the professional responsibility program, which regulates the legal profession.