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.
The provisions amended by the Supreme Court on April 18, 2018, adopting the Uniform Bar Examination beginning with the February 2019 bar examination can be found 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.