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 CA Essay Subjects|
|Secured Transactions (UCC2)|
|Wills, Trusts & Estates|
Because states recognize that service members and their families are required to move often and that this can be a hindrance to the practice of law by military spouses, many states admit spouses of active duty service members to the bar without additional examination even though they may not otherwise qualify for admission or reciprocity. Click below to read the pertinent rule for this state:
||♦ Business Associations
– Corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, joint ventures, LLCs and agency
♦ Civil Procedure
– California and Federal♦ Community Property
♦ Constitutional Law – Federal
♦ Criminal Law
♦ Criminal Procedure♦ Evidence
– California and Federal♦ Professional Responsibility
– California and ABA Model Rules♦ Real Property
– Articles 1, 2, & Article 9 concerning fixtures♦ Wills and Succession
– California Probate Code
• Five essay questions.
• Administered in one 3-hour session and one 2-hour session.
♦ Analyze legal issues
♦ Separate relevant from irrelevant facts
♦ Assess the consistency and reliability of facts
♦ Determine the need for and source of additional facts♦ Analyze applicable rules and principles
♦ Formulate legal theories from facts that may be only partly known or are being developed♦ Recognize and resolve ethical issues arising in practical situations
♦ Apply problem solving skills to diagnose a problem, generate alternative solutions, and develop a plan of action♦ Communicate effectively, whether advocating, advising a client, eliciting information, or effectuating a legal transaction
• One 90 minute performance test.
|♦ Civil Procedure
♦ Constitutional Law
♦ Criminal Law & Procedure
♦ Real Property
• 200 multiple choice
• Questions evenly distributed among the six subjects
• Two 3-hour sessions
♦ Model Rules of Professional Conduct
• 60 multiple choice
• 2 hours
• Anytime after first year of law school