Who can practice law in Mississippi?

Members of The Mississippi Bar may practice law in Mississippi. To become a member of The Mississippi Bar, an applicant must meet the requirements of the Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions and be admitted to practice before the courts of this State. The Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions is responsible for reviewing the character and fitness of an applicant for the practice of law in Mississippi.

Additionally, a foreign attorney (attorney licensed in another jurisdiction) who complies with the Supreme Court of Mississippi's rules regarding admission to the practice of law for a limited purpose may practice law in Mississippi for that limited purpose.