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Has anyone gotten paid leave (a few weeks) from their firm to study for and take a second bar exam in another state before formally requesting to transfer to an office in that second state? I realize firms will have different policies, but I’m curious to know how others have handled this. I’m looking at signing up for a February bar exam, and for personal reasons, it’d be easier to move late spring/early summer. Also dealing with the possibility my firm will deny my transfer request.

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Only if the firm is asking you to transfer. Otherwise you’d just use your vacation time.

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Interested in knowing this as well

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