The Smart Guide to the West Virginia Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the West Virginia Bar Exam

West Virginia Bar Exam Format

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

West Virginia 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

West Virginia Bar Exam Dates

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

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

How to Prepare for
the West Virginia Bar Exam

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Contact Info

West Virginia Board of Law Examiners
City Center East, Ste. 700 B
4700 MacCorkle Ave., SE
Charleston, WV 25304

Website:      http://www.courtswv.gov/
Phone:         (304) 558-7815

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

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

NO