Admission to Practice

Admission by Bar Exam 

State law requires membership in The Mississippi Bar in order to practice law in Mississippi (73-3-119). Applicants who have successfully passed the bar examination, which is administered by the Board of Bar Admissions, must be sworn in to a Chancery Court. Once sworn in to a Chancery Court, applicants must register with The Mississippi Bar and pay annual enrollment fees. 

If you have questions regarding the enrollment process, email the Membership Department at [email protected].


Admission by Pro Hac Vice

Rule 46 of the Mississippi Rules of Appellate Procedure provide for admission Pro Hac Vice.

Any questions regarding admission by Pro Hac Vice should be directed to the MS Supreme Court Clerk’s office at 601-359-3694.