Find the BARBRI bar prep course that's built for you
Extended Bar Prep
Part-time course | 6- or 10-month
Candidates without a J.D. from a U.S. law school looking for the most comprehensive bar prep or students who want more study time & flexibility
Traditional Bar Review
Full-time course | 8-10 week
Candidates with a J.D. from a U.S. law school looking for the quickest, most efficient & effective course to pass any U.S. state bar exam
Study for a U.S. bar exam anywhere in the world
There are many reasons most people trust BARBRI to pass a U.S. bar exam and become a licensed U.S. attorney. Over 50 years of experience helping more than 1.3M U.S. and non-U.S. qualified lawyers and law graduates pass the bar are just a couple.
Whether you are a qualified lawyer in a jurisdiction outside of the U.S. considering sitting for a U.S. state bar exam, an LL.M. student at a U.S. law school or you just need more time to study due to other commitments, the Extended U.S. Bar Prep course offers the support and flexibility you need to pass the New York Bar Exam (or any U.S. state that administers the Uniform Bar Exam) or the California Bar Exam.
The BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep advantage
Learn what 1.3M U.S. licensed lawyers already know
BARBRI pioneered U.S. bar prep more than 50 years ago and has the longest history of pass rate success. More licensed attorneys have passed a U.S. state bar exam by trusting a BARBRI bar prep course than all other courses combined.
In fact, 76% of non-U.S. educated students who completed 80%+ BARBRI Extended U.S. Bar Prep course work passed their U.S. bar exam.
Global alliances and partners
BARBRI is a global organization proud to have collaborations and partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities and membership associations. Through our extensive network of partnerships, we bring our courses to law graduates and lawyers worldwide.
You may already be eligible to sit for a U.S. bar exam
Some states like New York and California operate a relatively open policy in permitting foreign law graduates or lawyers to sit their bar examination and do not impose restrictions to admission on grounds of nationality or residence.
Learn more about foreign law graduate, lawyer or U.S. LL.M. student U.S. bar exam eligibility.
Why become a U.S. attorney
Passing a U.S. state bar exam and becoming a licensed U.S. attorney adds prestige and valuable credentials to your C.V. or resume. It gives you the capability and expertise to work with international clients, deal with cross-border transactions, and understand the differences between U.S. and international law.
You also may be eligible for positions in specialized areas such as consulting, international arbitration, international human rights, corporate in-house counsel for international business and more.