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Preparing for the Bar Exam: WI

Wisconsin 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.

A sample set of past essay questions with analysis may be ordered by mail from the Board of Bar Examiners [at step four].
MBE Sample Questions (scroll to end)
 
Elective Courses that Support MEE Subjects
Conflict of Laws
Family Law
Sales (UCC1)
Secured Transactions (UCC2)
Wills, Trusts & Estates

Wisconsin/MEE + MPT + MBE

Official Information Subjects Questions
Agency and Partnership
Business Organizations
- Includes Corporations, Partnerships, Associations & Sole Proprietorships
Civil Procedure
Pleading and Practice, and Jurisdiction of Courts
Commercial Law
 - Includes Sales, Secured Transactions, and Negotiable Instruments
Conflicts of Laws
Constitutional Law - Federal
Contracts
Criminal Law & Procedure
Evidence
Family Law /Domestic Relations
Limited Liability Companies
Professional Responsibility
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities of the Profession
Property
- Includes Real Estate
Taxation - Federal
Torts
Trusts & Estates
MEE or MPT questions may be substituted (see below)
(MEE)
Business Associations
Civil Procedure
Conflict of Laws
♦ Constitutional Law
Contracts
Criminal Law & Procedure
Evidence
Family Law
Real Property
Torts
Trusts and Estates
UCC 2 (Secured Transactions)
Questions may be included as part of the Wisconsin Essay Exam
Test (MPT)
 
Problem solving
Legal Analysis and Reasoning
Factual Analysis
Communication
Organization and Management of a legal task
Recognizing and resolving ethical dilemmas
Questions may be included as part of the Wisconsin Essay Exam
Tests "fundamental lawyering skills in a realistic situation."
(MBE)
Civil Procedure
♦ Constitutional Law
Contracts
Criminal Law & Procedure
Evidence
Real Property
Torts
• 200 multiple choice
Questions evenly distributed among the six subjects
Two 3-hour sessions