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February 2017 Bar Examination

Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)

Subjects Tested on the Minnesota Bar Examination

Items NOT Allowed Items at the Bar Exam

UBE Court Order

Laptop Confirmation Information


February 2017 Examination

The February 2017 Minnesota Bar Examination is scheduled for February 21 & 22, 2017 at St. Paul RiverCentre.

Filing deadlines for the February 2017 bar examination:

The timely filing deadline is Monday, October 17, 2016
The late filing deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2016
(Postmarks on the deadline date are accepted.)

The bar examination will be held at:

Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN  55102


 Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)

The UBE is an examination prepared by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE), and is comprised of six Multistate Essay Examination questions, two Multistate Performance Test Questions, and the Multistate Bar Examination.  .

Bar Examination

Tuesday morning           2 MPT Questions
Tuesday afternoon         6 MEE Questions
Wednesday morning    100 MBE Questions
Wednesday Afternoon  100 MBE Questions

Additional information on the UBE exam, and:

MPT         MEE          MBE

Subjects Tested on the Minnesota Bar Examination

Business Associations (Agency and Partnerships; Corporations; and Limited Liability Companies)
Conflict of Laws
Constitutional Law
Contracts (including contracts under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Criminal Law and Procedure
Family Law
Federal Civil Procedure
Real Property
Secured Transactions under the UCC
Trusts and Estates (Decedents' Estates; Trusts and Future Interests)


Effective February 1, 2013, Minnesota is a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) state.  The list of Minnesota bar examination topics have changed with the February 2014 MN Bar Exam.  Court Order