Bar Exams Information
Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is a sixty question, two-hour and five minute, multiple-choice examination administered three times each year.
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is required for admission to the bars of all but three US jurisdictions. Passing scores, which are established by each jurisdiction, currently vary between 75 and 86. Applicants are advised to contact the jurisdictions directly for the most current information regarding passing scores, rules, and policies. A regularly updated list of contact information for the jurisdictions appears on the Bar Admission Offices page.
The Arizona Bar examination
The Arizona Bar examination is given twice a year during the months of February and July. Students planning to take the examination in February must register by September 1 of the preceding year; students planning to take the July examination must register by the preceding February 1.
You may order your application from:
Committee on Character and Fitness
Committee on Examination
Arizona Supreme Court
Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 West Washington, Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231
Phone: (602) 363-0371
You can download the application for free from the following web site:
The Arizona Bar currently tests on the following subjects: Constitutional Law, Contracts/Sales, Criminal Law/Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, Torts, Arizona Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Community Property, Corporations, Partnerships and Other Business Organizations, Professional Responsibility, Wills, Trusts, and UCC (Articles 2,3,6, & 9). For more information on the Arizona Bar, you may access their website at: www.supreme.state.az.us/admis Similarly, information about the admission requirements for other state bars, will be found on their websites. For your information, links to the Admissions' websites of all of the State Bars follow:
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