Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 7 governs licensing. All applicants to the Bar of Tennessee must acknowledge that they have read Rule 7, which may be found by clicking the link below. Amendments adopting the UBE and Tennessee Law Course are found below and incorporated in the posted version (10.16.2018) of Rule 7, below.
The Board has adopted Statements of Policy and Procedure pursuant to Rule 7, Section 12.05 that can be found by clicking the link below. The Statements of Policy and Procedure have been approved by the Supreme Court. Board Policies supplement Rule 7, delineating filing requirements and procedure as needed. The Policies are numbered to correspond to the related section of Rule 7, e.g. Rule 7, Section 3.01 is supplemented by Policy P-3.01.
THE TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT IS CONSIDERING AMENDMENTS TO RULE 7 WHICH ARE POSTED BELOW AND TITLED "JAN 2019 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO RULE 7." COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED CHANGES ARE DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2019.