RESULTS

Access to the pass list will be available to applicants through the Internet on the State Bar’s home page at www.calbar.ca.gov.

Feb Bar results 12-14 weeks after exam

July Bar results 16-18 weeks after exam

HOW TO FIND OUT

(415) 538-2303

(213) 765-1500

The State Bar of California


NEXT BAR EXAM DATES

Summer 2010

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 27-29, 2010 (Info Sheet)

Always the last T-Th in July and February


HOW TO REACH STATE BAR

(415) 538-2303

(213) 765-1500

The State Bar of California


TIMELY APPLICATION

Applications accepted up to 14 days before exam with additional fee.


TYPING APPLICATION

same as application


SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION APPLICATION DEADLINE Six weeks before bar exam
GENERAL BAR EXAM

3 6-hour days
Last Tues-Thurs of February and July

Tues & Thurs: 3 1-hour essays and 1 3-hour Performance Test

Wed: Multistate Bar Exam
6 hours, 200 questions
Same exam nationwide

SCORING

Total 1440 scaled score;

Points from all parts of exam are added together; there is no minimum score required on any single part of the exam. Each part of the exam is weighted so its value toward passing remains constant:

ESSAYS 39%

PERFORMANCE 26%

MBE 35%

Straight talk about bar grading


ESSAY SUBJECTS
(*ALSO MBE )
*CRIMES
*CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
*TORTS
*CONTRACTS and UCC
WILLS
TRUSTS
*REAL PROPERTY
REMEDIES
COMMUNITY PROPERTY
*CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
*EVIDENCE (both FED & CA)
CIVIL PROCEDURE (both FED & CA)
BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY (both ABA AND CA)
CALIFORNIA SPECIFIC LAW WILLS
COMMUNITY PROPERTY
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY (both ABA & CA)
CIVIL PROCEDURE (both FED & CA)
EVIDENCE (both FED & CA)
PERFORMANCE TEST SUBJECTS Same as essay subjects.
Law is provided, but general knowledge of concepts is helpful.
ATTORNEYS BAR SAME AS GENERAL BUT NO MBE
Must have license in another state and have practiced law 4 out of most recent 6 years
RECIPROCITY None. Admission by exam only.
 

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