Exam Sites And Schedule
Exam Sites for the July 2016 Tennessee Bar Examination
Please pay close attention to the exam site locations. The exam is given on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26 and 27, 2016. Testing for the July 2016 Bar Examination will be conducted at:Knoxville Marriott*: 501 E. Hill Avenue Knoxville, TN 37915 The Great Hall and Conference Center (Memphis): 1900 S. Germantown Road Germantown, TN 38138 Nashville Municipal Auditorium: 417 4th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37201 * A block of rooms has been held at a special rate at the Marriott Knoxville. To reserve please visit: Group Reservation. The Board does not have room blocks for the Memphis and Nashville locations. 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
July/Summer 2016 Examination Dates:
Tuesday, July 26, and Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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