Exam Sites And Schedule
Exam Sites for the February 2017 Tennessee Bar Examination
Please pay close attention to the exam site locations. The exam is given on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21 and 22, 2017. Testing for the February 2017 Bar Examination will be conducted at:
Nashville Municipal Auditorium: 417 4th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37201
The Board does not have room blocks for the exam. There are several hotels within close proximity to the exam location.
At least four Parking Garages are located within a short walking distance of the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville.
Bar Examination Schedule
February 2017/Winter Examination Dates:
Tuesday, February 21, and Wednesday, February 22, 2017
For Summer/July Examinations:
- Applications open March 1
- Deadline for submitting all documents, including payment of fees: May 20
For Winter/February Examinations:
- Applications open October 1
- Deadline for submitting all documents, including payment of fees: December 20
Documents must be received or uploaded into Synergy on or before 11:59:59 pm, prevailing central time (CST/CDT), on deadline day**. Any items that must be delivered to the BLE office (i.e. fee payments or mailed documents) must received before the office closes at 4:30 pm prevailing central time on deadline day. A postmark on or before the deadline does not constitute timely receipt and will not be considered as a timely submission.
** If a deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or State of Tennessee holiday, the deadline is the following Monday.
Notice Regarding MPRE Requirement:
Applicant must achieve a passing score of 75 or higher on the MPRE within 2 years of successfully completing the Tennessee bar examination; provided, however, that an applicant who has an active license by examination in good standing in one or more jurisdictions, may submit certified proof of a passing MPRE score of 75 or higher that is more than two years prior to a successful Tennessee bar examination.
For Information Regarding MPRE Test Dates, Sites, Fees, visit http://www.ncbex.org