The Smart Guide to the Virgin Islands Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Virgin Islands Bar Exam

Virgin Islands Bar Exam Format

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

Virgin Islands 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

Virgin Islands Bar Exam Dates

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

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

How to Prepare for
the Virgin Islands Bar Exam

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Contact Info

Committee of Bar Examiners
Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands
P.O. Box 590
St Thomas, VI 00804

Website:      https://www.vicourts.org/
Phone:        (340) 774-2237
Fax:             (340) 777-2258
Email:         baradmissions@visupremecourt.org

Frequency Charts

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

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

YES

Applicants must complete the Virgin Islands Law Component (VILC), which is an open-book, 50-item, 90-minute, online multiple-choice test with Virgin Islands–specific study materials available online to review prior to and during the test.

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