Kansas Bar Exam Information

The Kansas bar exam lasts 2 days.  On day 1, 12 state essay questions and 6 Multi state Essay Examination questions are given.  On day 2, the Multi state Bar Exam (MBE) is administered.  The subjects that may be tested on the Kansas bar exam are:

  • evidence
  • legal ethics (professional responsibility)
  • non corporate business organizations (business associations)
  • personal property
  • real property
  • torts
  • agency & employment (business associations; workplace law)
  • civil procedure (Kansas and federal)
  • conflict of laws
  • constitutional law
  • contracts, including UCC Article 2 sales
  • corporations (business associations)
  • criminal law
  • Uniform Commercial Code & commercial transactions, including UCC Articles 1 (general provisions), 2 (sales), 3 (negotiable instruments), 9 (secured transactions)
  • wills, trusts, & administration.
  • criminal procedure
  • domestic relations & family law

To qualify to sit for the Kansas Bar Exam, the applicant will need to have a law degree from an ABA approved law school.  The application fee is $400 with an additional $200 if submitted late.  The 2010 bar exam dates are February 23-24 and July 27-28.

Inside Kansas Bar Exam Information