Update: Oregon Supreme Court supports alternative pathways for attorney licensure

The Oregon Supreme Court has unanimously supported recommendations from the state Board of Bar Examiners for two alternative pathways to licensure in lieu of the Uniform Bar Exam. An experiential learning pathway for students could require 15 experiential credits and a capstone project. A postgraduate supervised legal practice pathway could require 1,500 hours of supervised legal practice to become licensed. The Board of Bar Examiners will appoint a committee to establish specific criteria and get input from the public.

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