Florida saw its pass drop to 43% in February from 47% last year. Below are recent comparisons of bar exam results grouped by faculty. These documents are prepared by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners (FBBE) and questions should be directed to the Bar Examiners staff. Visit the FBE website for more information on statistics.
The pass rate for the February review was 27 per cent, with 502 approvals out of a total of 1,854 taking the exam, including those who did it for the first time and reiteration. Florida does not offer “reciprocity” to experienced lawyers already admitted to practice in other states, which means that those lawyers generally must pass the bar exam if they want to practice in the Sunshine State. Thomas, 71.4% (85% of 11 Florida Coastal, 71.0% (22 of 3 Nova Southeastern), 65.9% (116 of 17 Florida A&M), 61.1% (44 of 7 non-Florida law schools, 60.8% (219 of 360), Barry, 57.8% (67 of 11 Ave Maria), 52.6% (20 of 3) For the second consecutive year, less than half of those who took the Florida online-only bar exam can now become lawyers, according to results released Monday by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Florida Bar Examiners Board announced the results of the Florida Bar's general examination for February.
With the announcement, the Florida Board of Bar Examiners included a statistical breakdown of the pass and fail rates of first-time law takers in Florida. In the Supreme Court, the use of the Electronic Filing Portal for Florida Courts is mandatory for lawyers who are in good standing with the Florida Bar Association pursuant to Rule 2.525, Fla. The Florida Supreme Court approved 443 candidates for admission to the Florida Bar on Monday after the February General Bar Exam in Tampa. Florida Politics is a statewide new media platform that covers campaigns, elections, government, politics and lobbying in Florida.
Florida State University Law School had 15 students pass the exam on their first attempt, but led all law schools in Florida with a 78.9% pass rate. You can contact the spokespersons for the courts of other Florida courts by consulting the list maintained by your professional association, Florida Court Public Information Officers, Inc.