We realize that this is a frustrating time. But please know that you if you didn’t pass, you are not alone!
We’ve gathered together a few posts about successful lawyers who did not pass the bar exam on their first attempt. Each of these individuals went on the conquer the exam and have a great legal career.
- The Day I Failed the California Bar Exam — Jeff Curl was an apprentice grader for the California bar exam. He now practices bankruptcy law with his wife at a San Francisco law firm. In this post, Jeff shares the five stages of grief he experienced after receiving disappointing California bar exam results.
- The Day I Failed the New York Bar Exam — Jeena Cho is a bankruptcy lawyer and currently writing her second book, The Anxious Lawyer (ABA). Jeena shares her experience the day she found out she didn’t pass the New York bar exam.
- You Failed the Bar Exam, But You Can Still Become a Great Lawyer! — Many students wonder if a bar failure means that they won’t become a great lawyer. It doesn’t! If you failed, you are in great company.