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Preparing for the Bar Exam: MT

Montana Bar Resources

Regent Law Faculty are absolutely committed to preparing students for their state's bar exam.

This guide is designed to complement, and should not be used to replace a formal bar exam preparatory course or information posted for current students by the Office of Career & Alumni Services.

 
Elective Courses that Support MEE Subjects
Conflict of Laws
Family Law
Sales (UCC1)
Secured Transactions (UCC2)
Wills, Trusts & Estates

Montana - Uniform Bar Exam

Components of the Uniform Bar Exam

Official Information Subjects Questions
Civil Procedure
Constitutional Law
Contracts 
– Includes UCC Art. 2
Criminal Law & Procedure
Evidence
Real Property
Torts
200 multiple choice
Questions evenly distributed among the six subjects
Two 3-hour sessions

All of the subjects above, plus:

Business Associations
Conflict of Laws
Family Law
Trusts and Estates
UCC 2 (Secured Transactions)

Six 30-minute essays
Any combination of possible subjects
 
Problem solving
Legal Analysis and Reasoning
Factual Analysis
Communication
Organization and Management of a legal task
Recognizing and resolving ethical dilemmas
Two 90-minute exercises
Tests "fundamental lawyering skills in a realistic situation."
Model Rules of Professional Conduct
Model Code of Judicial Conduct
60 multiple choice
2 hours

Montana - Jurisdiction Specific Component

All applicants must attend the Montana Law Seminar, offered the day after the bar exam.