Mississippi Bar Exam Information

The Mississippi bar exam lasts 3 days.  On day 1, six state law essay questions are given.  On day 2, two MPT (Multi state Performance Test) questions and the MEE (Multi state Essay Exam) are administered.  On day 3, the Multi state Bar Exam is administered.  The applicant must have a BA or BS from an accredited educational institution and a JD or LLB from an ABA approved law school.  The 2010 bar exam dates are February 22-24 and July 26-28.

The subjects that may be tested on the Mississippi bar exam are:

  • federal jurisdiction and civil procedure
  • sales, (negotiable instruments), and (secured transactions)
  • wills, estates, trusts, and future interests, including basic federal tax consequences practice and procedure (Mississippi)
  • constitutional law (Mississippi and federal)
  • contracts, including UCC Article 2 sales
  • criminal law and procedure
  • domestic relations (family law)
  • evidence
  • administrative law
  • bankruptcy
  • business organizations (agency, partnership, corporations, LLCs)
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • conflict of laws

Inside Mississippi Bar Exam Information