Updated: Dec. 2, 2021

LLLT Exam Dates

Summer 2022 LLLT Exam

Date of Exam:

May 3-4, 2022


WSBA Offices, downtown Seattle (in-person)

Applications Accepted Beginning:

Dec. 1, 2021

Application Filing Deadlines:

Jan. 5, 2021 (timely filing)
Feb. 7, 2021 (with late filing fee of $150)

Winter 2022 LLLT Exam Results Released:

TBD, 8 a.m. PT (exam results will be emailed to the last known email address on record)

Other LLLT Exam Dates

Due to the Washington Supreme Court's decision to sunset the LLLT program by July 31, 2022, the last LLLT exam will be in May 2022. The exams will be administered either remotely or in-person in the Seattle/Tacoma area; method to be determined at a later date.

Application/registration period for the last LLLT exams:

January 2022 Exam: Aug. 1, 2021 — Sept. 7, 2022; with late filing due Oct. 5, 2021

May 3–4, 2022 Exam: Dec. 1, 2021 — Jan. 5, 2022; with late filing due Feb. 7, 2022

You can apply for the LLLT exams while enrolled in the practice area curriculum as long as you will finish 18 days before the exam.

Be sure to review the application instructions, admissions policies, LLLT exam security policy and APR 3(e) and 4(e).

Family Law Practice Area Exam

Day 1 

  • 135-minute essay question session 
  • 120-minute performance test

Day 2

Professional Responsibility Exam

Day 2  

Please Note : All applicants are subject to a character and fitness review prior to being admitted to practice law in Washington.  Factors considered by Admissions staff and Bar Counsel when determining whether an applicant should be referred to the Character and Fitness Board are set forth in Washington Supreme Court Admission and Practice Rules (APR)  20-24.2(a). 

Any discrepancy or conflict between the information provided here and the rules and regulations set by the Washington Supreme Court, or the Bylaws and policies of the Washington State Bar Association, is unintentional and will be resolved in favor of strict compliance with the rules, regulations, Bylaws and policies.