Michigan Bar Exam Information

The Michigan bar exam is a two-day exam which consists of the six-hour Multi state Bar Examination (MBE); and fifteen 20-minute Michigan essay questions.

Subjects tested on essay portion of Michigan bar exam are Agency, Commercial Paper, Conflict of Laws, Corporations, Creditors’ Rights, Equity, Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct, Domestic Relations, Insurance (no-fault), Partnerships, Personal Property, Practice and Procedure (State and Federal), Sales, Secured Transactions, Wills & Trusts, Workers’ Compensation, plus all MBE subjects.

The candidate must be a graduate of a JD program from an ABA approved law school.  The February 2010 Michigan bar exam will take place on Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24.  The July 2010 Michigan bar exam will take place on Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28.  The exams are given at Michigan State University in East Lansing, at the Kellogg Center in February, and the Breslin Center in July.

The bar exam application fee is $340.  An applicant will be assessed a late fee of $100 for an application submitted late.

Inside Michigan Bar Exam Information