How To Become A Lawyer In Maryland

Over 20,000 individuals in the state of Maryland claim their occupation as a lawyer. Are you one of the next people to make this same claim? We have all the requirements mandated by the state of Maryland to practice law.

  • A degree (no specific one required) from an accredited four-year university.
  • LSAT has been taken and a satisfactory score has been achieved.
  • Enrollment in an ABA accredited Law school.
  • Successful completion of law school and the obtaining of a Juris Doctorate degree.
  • The completion of the Bar exam with a passing score. 128 was the average score in 2011 (64% correct)

Complete the steps above and you will be qualified to practice law in the state of Maryland. [wp_campaign_1]

A Maryland Lawyers Responsibility:

“A lawyer shall provide competent representation to a client. Competent representation requires the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation.”

full legal documentation about responsibilities can be read here

Getting Accepted Into a Maryland Law School.

Your grade point average in college and scores on the LSAT are the two major determining factors for admission to most law schools.

Popular Law Schools In The State Of Maryland.

Below is a list of law schools in Maryland actively accepting applications each year.

University of Baltimore School of Law
1420 N. Charles St, Baltimore 21201
Phone: (410) 837-4468

University of Maryland, School of Law
500 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore 21201-1786
Phone: (410) 706-3492

Why Is Law School In Maryland & The Bar Exam Necessary?

Without a license to practice law in Maryland , a person cannot give legal advice, represent persons in court, or handle many other legal matters.

How To Become A Lawyer In Nearby States.

Connecticut
New Jersey
Virginia
West Virginia

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