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Admission to the practice of law in Wisconsin

Admission on proof of practice

SCR 40.05 PDF - The applicant who applies for admission to the practice of law in Wisconsin must show they have been substantially engaged in the practice of law in a state or territory, the federal government or the District of Columbia for three years within the last five years prior to filing application for admission. A lawyer may satisfy this requirement by proof of practice in more than a single jurisdiction and under more than one provision of this rule.

Please contact the Board of Bar Examiners for more information.

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Board of Bar Examiners
110 East Main Street, Suite 715
P.O. Box 2748
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-2748
Phone: (608) 266-9760