Providence Office Managing Partner Chris Graham Comments on Rhode Island’s Adoption of Uniform Bar Exam in Providence Business News

June 22, 2018

Chris Graham, Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s Providence office and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, provided commentary on the recent adoption of a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) in Rhode Island, noting he believes it is a positive move for the Rhode Island Bar. Graham argued that the UBE "provides a more secure approach” to attract and recruit mid-career lawyers because “if you're telling [prospective attorneys] they have to take a bar exam 10, 15, 20 years out of law school, you can't turn anybody off much easier than that.” Graham also added, “Anything Rhode Island can do to make itself not an outlier is a good thing.”

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