The Louisiana Bar Exam is administered on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday in a week of February and July. The February 2010 Louisiana Bar Examination will be administered at the Pontchartrain Center located at 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70065 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, February 8, 10, 12, 2010. The July 2010 Louisiana Bar Examination will be administered at Baton Rouge, Kenner (New Orleans area) on July 26, 28, and 30.
To qualify to sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam, the applicant will need to have a law degree from an ABA approved law school. The bar exam fee is $550.
The Louisiana Bar Exam is a three-day exam including nine separate essay exams over Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The exam consists of five code essay exams test on the Louisiana Civil Code and the Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure. The Multi state Bar Exam (MBE) is not used.
The Code subject essays are Civil Code I (Persons, Community Property, Property and Acquisitive Prescription); Civil Code II (Successions, Donations and Trusts); Civil Code III (Liberative Prescription, Obligations, Contracts, Security Rights, Sales, Leases and other Civil Code Book III topics); Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure; and Torts. The Non-code subject essays are Business Entities and Negotiable Instruments; Constitutional Law; Criminal Law, Procedure and Evidence; Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure.