New York Bar Exam Information

The February 2010 New York bar exam will take place on Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24.  The July 2010 New York bar exam will take place on Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28.  The New York bar exam is always given in the locations such as: Albany, New York City, and Buffalo.

The subjects that may be tested on the bar exam are Business Relationships (Agency and Partnerships, and Corporations); Conflict of Laws; Contracts; New York and Federal Constitutional Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Evidence; Family Law; Future Interests; Mortgages; Remedies; New York and Federal Civil Jurisdiction and Procedure; Personal Property; Professional Responsibility; Real Property; Torts (including statutory no-fault insurance provisions); Trusts; Wills and Estates; Workers’ Compensation; and UCC Article 2 (Sales), Article 3 (Commercial Paper), and Article 9 (Secured Transactions).

The Tuesday exam day consists of five essays, 50 New York multiple choice questions, and one MPT.  The Wednesday exam day consists of the MBE.  The MBE is a 200 question multiple choice exam.  100 questions are asked in the morning over a three hour period, and 100 questions are asked in the afternoon over a three hour period

The application fee for the New York bar exam is $250.  The candidate must be a graduate from an ABA approved law school.


Inside New York Bar Exam Information