US Bar

Become a US attorney with the Institute of Law

You can become a US attorney with the Institute of law. The US admits non US educated law graduates and lawyers to certain state bar memberships if they wish to become US attorneys. After studying for your LLB law degree with the Institute of Law, you may be eligible to sit for the for New York Bar exam.

Why pursue the US Bar?

  • It is an innovative way to distinguish yourself, meaning you will set yourself apart from your peers.
  • Nearly 30% of all international transactions are governed under either English or New York law. Therefore undertaking and being qualified in another jurisdiction is relevant for a truly international career.
  • It is time effective. You could complete the preparatory program in as little as six months.
  • You will improve your employability and global career enhancement. This will increase your long term earning potential. You will mark yourself as attractive to employers with a unique added-value qualification.

What are the current US Bar Exam Formats ?

The New York Bar exam consists of:

  • The two days Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)
  • Multistate Multiple  Choice Questions (MBE), Essays (MEE) and Performance Test (MPT)
  • Online New York law course (NYLC) and exam (NYLE)

The California Bar exam consist of:

  • The two days Uniform Bar Exam (UBE)
  • Multistate Multiple  Choice Questions (MBE), Essays (MEE) and Performance Test (MPT)

All applicants mys also take the MPRE ethics exam before or after sitting the New York Bar Exam or the California Bar Esam.

On successful completion of the exams, you are a qualified US attorney!

How do I become a US attorney with the Institute of Law?

You can study and take the exams with our partners:

  • Option 1: BARBRI training over six months after receiving the English LLB (circa 6000 USD)
  • Otion 2: study a LLM in a US law school (for foreign lawyers) (circa 10000 USD)