MCL - Section 600.947

Act 236 of 1961

600.947 Application to state bar by military spouse; requirements.

Sec. 947.

    Subject to section 947a, an individual may apply for admission to the bar in this state, without examination, if he or she meets, and proves to the satisfaction of the board of law examiners that he or she meets, all of the following:
    (a) Is the spouse of an individual who is on active duty in the armed forces of the United States and assigned to a duty station in this state.
    (b) Is licensed to practice law in the court of last resort, and in good standing at the bar, of another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States.
    (c) Has the qualifications as to moral character, citizenship, age, general education, fitness, and ability required for admission to the bar of this state.
    (d) Has not previously taken and failed the examination for admission to the bar of this state.
    (e) Is a graduate of a law school that was approved and accredited by the Council and Accreditation Committee of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions of the American Bar Association at the time he or she graduated.
    (f) Has successfully passed the bar examination in another state, a territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
    (g) Has taken and obtained a passing score on the multistate professional responsibility examination developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

History: Add. 2016, Act 424, Eff. Apr. 4, 2017