Vermont Bar Exam Information

The Vermont Bar Exam is a two day event that is given in the city of Burlington during the last week of February and during the last week of July.  On the first day of the Vermont Bar Exam you will take the Multistate Bar Exam.  This exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions that cover a variety of general legal topics.  On the second day of the exam you will be given six essay questions.  To pass the Vermont Bar Exam you will need to pass both sections of the exam.  To do this you will need at least a score of 135 for the Multistate Bar Exam, and at least a score of 36 on the essay exam.

The basic 2009 bar exam filing fee (application/exam fees) is $255 (plus a $15 clerkship fee).

All candidates taking the Vermont Bar Exam should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institutions, and earning a JD from an ABA approved law school.  They should also take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam, and have passed it with a score of at least 80 points.


Inside Vermont Bar Exam Information