The Smart Guide to the Maine Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Maine Bar Exam

Maine Bar Exam Format

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

Maine 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

Maine Bar Exam Dates

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

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

How to Prepare for
the Maine Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Maine Board of Bar Examiners
P.O. Box 140
Augusta, ME 04332-0140

Website:      https://mainebarexaminers.org/
Phone:         (207) 623-2464
Fax:              (207) 622-0059

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Maine 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 Maine, the UBE minimum passing score is 270.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

NO