Licensing Authorities

Licensing Authorities

Guide to bar association licensing authorities in the United States and abroad.


United States

State Link Online Database? Online Disciplinary Record?
Alabama Alabama State Bar Y N
Alaska Alaska Bar Association Y N
American Samoa Bar Association American Samoa Bar Association Y N
Arizona State Bar of Arizona Y Y
Arkansas Arkansas Bar Association Y N
California State Bar of California Y Y
Colorado Colorado Supreme Court Y N
Connecticut Connecticut Judicial Branch Y Y
Delaware - - -
DC DC Bar Y Y
Florida The Florida Bar Y Y
Georgia State Bar of Georgia Y Y
Guam Guam Bar Association Y N
Hawaii Hawaii State Bar Association Y Y
Idaho Idaho State Bar Y N
Illinois Illinois State Bar Y Y
Indiana Indiana State Bar Association Y N
Iowa Iowa Judicial Branch Y Y
Kansas Kansas Bar Association Y N
Kentucky Kentucky Bar Association Y N
Louisiana Louisiana State Bar Association Y N
Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar Y N
Maryland Maryland Courts Y Y
Massachusetts Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers Y Y
Michigan State Bar of Michigan Y Y
Minnesota Minnesota Judicial Branch Y N
Mississippi The Mississippi Bar Y N
Missouri The Missouri Bar Y N
Montana - - -
Nebraska Nebraska State Bar Association Y N
Nevada State Bar of Nevada Y N
New Hampshire Attorney Discipline System Y Y
New Jersey New Jersey Court System Y N
New Mexico State Bar of New Mexico Y N
New York NY State Unified Court System Y N
North Carolina North Carolina State Bar Y Y
North Dakota North Dakota Supreme Court Y N
Ohio Supreme Court of Ohio Y Y
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Bar Association Y N
Oregon Oregon State Bar Y Y
Pennsylvania Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Y Y
Rhode Island Rhode Island Bar Association Y N
South Carolina South Carolina Bar Y Y
South Dakota - - -
Tennessee Tennessee Bar Association Y N
Texas Texas State Bar Y Y
Utah Utah State Bar Y N
Vermont - - -
Virginia Virginia State Bar Y N
Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Bar Association Y N
Washington Washington State Bar Association Y Y
West Virginia West Virginia State Bar Y N
Wisconsin State Bar of Wisconsin Y N
Wyoming Wyoming State Bar Y Y

Canada

State Link Online Database? Online Disciplinary Record?
Ontario Bar Y N

Europe

Country Link Online Database? Online Disciplinary Record?
Belgium Bar Y N
Czech Republic Bar Y N
Denmark Bar Y N
Germany Bar Y N
Estonia Bar Y N
Greece Bar Y N
Spain Bar Y N
France Bar Y N
Italy Bar Y N
Cyprus Bar Y N
Lithuania Bar Y N
Luxembourg Bar Y N
Hungary Bar Y N
Netherlands Bar Y N
Austria Bar Y N
Poland Bar Y N
Slovenia Bar Y N
Finland Bar Y N
Scotland Bar Y N
Norway Bar Y N

South America

Brazil, Sao Paulo: http://www2.oabsp.org.br/asp/consultaInscritos/consulta01.asp


Oceania

Australia:

Law Society of New South Wales (lawyers): https://www.lawsociety.com.au/community/findingalawyer/findalawyersearch

Bar Association of New South Wales (barristers): http://find-a-barrister.nswbar.asn.au/