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Washington Bar Exam Information

Learn about the Washington Bar Exam format, subjects tested, dates, and requirements.

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Washington Bar Exam Dates, Cost & Location

Exam Type: 2-day UBE exam
Dates: Sept. 9–10, 2020
Bar Exam Fee: $585
Late Filing Fee: $300

The Washington Bar Exam is a 2-day exam. Day 1 consists of six 30-minute Multistate Essay Exam questions (MEE) and two 90-minute Multistate Performance Test questions (MPT). Day 2 is the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), a 200-question, multiple-choice exam.

What subjects are tested on the Washington Bar Exam?

Administrative Law, Business Law (Agency, Partnership, Corporations), Civil Procedure, Commercial Transactions, (Art. 1, 2, 3, 4, & 9), Community Property, Constitutional Law (State & Federal), Contracts, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Family Law, Indian Law, Real & Personal Property, Rules of Professional Conduct, Torts, Wills, Probate & Trusts, Zoning

What’s the minimum score for MPRE?

Washington’s MPRE minimum pass score is 85.

Need to sign up for MPRE? Learn about registration, testing policies, and more on our MPRE Registration Guide.

How is Washington Bar Exam scored?

The MBE (weighted 50%), the MEE 30% and the MPT 20%. The scores are scaled and combined to determine if a passing score of 270 was achieved.

When are Washington Bar Exam results released?

Results are released in early May for the February exam and in early October for the July exam.

Can I transfer my MBE scores from another jurisdiction?

Information not available.

What about WA Bar Exam reciprocity?

Washington may admit attorneys from other jurisdictions under conditions substantially similar to those procedures in reciprocal states. See Rule 18. Reciprocal states include AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MA, ME, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI, and WY. Most jurisdictions require a number of years of practice for admission on motion.

What are Washington Bar Exam application deadlines and fees?

Please visit the Washington State Bar Association website for details on application deadlines and fees, as well as for more information on other topics.

The Washington Bar Exam is a 2-day exam. Day 1 consists of six 30-minute Multistate Essay Exam questions (MEE) and two 90-minute Multistate Performance Test questions (MPT). Day 2 is the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), a 200-question, multiple-choice exam.

Jurisdiction Information

Washington

Since jurisdiction rules and policies change, you are strongly advised to consult the jurisdiction’s bar admission agency directly for the most current information. Note that many jurisdictions are making emergency changes to rules, policies, and exam administrations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information for more information.

The information provided on this page is drawn from the Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements (“Guide”). Links are provided to specific charts in the Guide; each chart is followed by jurisdiction-specific supplemental remarks. Please consult both the chart and its remarks for complete information. NOTE: T he Guide is updated on an annual basis, while the website is updated throughout the year. The website supersedes the Guide where the two differ. (Website jurisdiction information last updated Aug 18, 2020.)

Bar admission information for Washington.