The Smart Guide to the Minnesota Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Minnesota Bar Exam

Minnesota Bar Exam Format

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

Minnesota 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

Minnesota Bar Exam Dates

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

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

How to Prepare for
the Minnesota Bar Exam

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Contact Info

Minnesota State Board of Law Examiners
180 E. 5th St., #950
St. Paul, MN 55101

Website:      https://www.ble.mn.gov
Phone:        (651) 297-1857
Fax:             (651) 297-1196
Email:         ble@mbcle.state.mn.us

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Minnesota 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 Minnesota, the UBE minimum passing score is 260.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

NO