The Smart Guide to the Arizona Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Arizona Bar Exam

Arizona Bar Exam Format

Arizona Bar Exam Sections - MBE 200 Multiple Choice, MPT 2 Writing Assignments, MEE 6 Essays

Arizona is a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) jurisdiction. All UBE jurisdictions use the same 3 sections:

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Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

200 multiple choice
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Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)

6 essays
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Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

2 writing assignments

Arizona Bar Exam Dates

Feb. 2023 exam: February 21-22, 2023
July 2023 exam: July 25-26, 2023

*The Arizona Bar Exam takes place on the last Tuesday & Wednesday of February and July.

How to Prepare for
the Arizona Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Arizona Supreme Court
Committees on Examinations and Character and Fitness
1501 W. Washington, #104
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3225

Website:      Click here
Phone:        (602) 452-3971
Fax:             (602) 452-3958
Email:         attorneyadmissions@courts.az.gov

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Arizona Bar Exam

MEE Essay Subjects

  1. Business Associations (Agency, Partnerships, Corporations, LLC’s)
  2. Civil Procedure
  3. Conflict of Laws
  4. Constitutional Law
  5. Contracts
  6. Criminal Law & Procedure
  7. Evidence
  8. Family Law
  9. Real Property
  10. Secured Transactions
  11. Torts
  12. Trusts & Future Interests
  13. Wills & Estates

MBE Subjects

  1. Civil Procedure
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Contracts
  4. Criminal Law & Procedure
  5. Evidence
  6. Real property
  7. Torts

Minimum Passing Score

For Arizona, the UBE minimum passing score is 273.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

YES

Online course on Arizona law is required prior to admission for all applicants.

This jurisdiction-specific component is given separately from the bar exam.