The Smart Guide to the Connecticut Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Connecticut Bar Exam

Connecticut Bar Exam Format

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

Connecticut 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

Connecticut Bar Exam Dates

July 2022 exam: July 26-27, 2022
Feb. 2023 exam: February 21-22, 2023

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

How to Prepare for
the Connecticut Bar Exam

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Contact Info

Connecticut Bar Examining Committee
100 Washington Street, 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06106-4411

Website:      https://www.jud.ct.gov/cbec/
Phone:         (860) 706-5135
Email:          barexam@jud.ct.gov

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Connecticut 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 Connecticut, the UBE minimum passing score is 266.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

NO