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Wyoming Bar Exam


Format, Content, & Grading of the Wyoming Bar Exam



All data provided below are subject to change by a decision at any time by the Wyoming Board of Law Examiners.  When any changes are made, they will be posted on this site.

The Wyoming Bar Exam is a two-day exam -- Wednesday and Thursday -- with the multiple-choice Multistate Bar Exam on Wednesday and short questions on Thursday.

First Day (Wednesday) morning session: 
Three hours 
Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)
100 Multiple-Choice questions.

First Day (Wednesday) afternoon session: 
Three hours
Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 
100 Multiple-Choice questions.

Wyoming allows you to transfer an MBE scaled score of 133 or higher received within three years of the bar exam.

For further details on the MBE, click here.

Second Day (Thursday):  
Four hours  
10 Questions (You must answer 10 of the 11 offered)

Subjects Tested on the Wyoming Bar Exam:

MBE Subjects

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law/Procedure
Real Property

Wyoming Essay Subjects

Administrative Law 
Business Organization 
Civil Procedure
Commercial Paper 
Constitutional Law 
Criminal Law & Procedure
Domestic Relations 
Oil & Gas 
Secured Transactions
Trusts & Estates
Water Law

Grading of the Wyoming Bar Exam:

You must score at least 130 (scaled) on the MBE.  You need a 133 scaled score to preserve your score or to transfer a previous score. 

You need at least 70% overall on the essays, plus 70% on at least six of the essays, and 73 to preserve your essay score. 

Wyoming generally releases the results in about 8-10 weeks after the exam.

*MPRE --  Wyoming requires a scaled score of 75 on the MPRE, taken within the prior three years.

Wyoming Bar Exam Details

Admission on Motion 
(i.e., without having to sit for the bar exam)

1. You must be a graduate of an ABA-accredited law school.

2. You must be admitted to the bar of another jurisdiction and must have practiced law for at least five of the prior seven years.

3. The other jurisdiction must have a similar policy by which Wyoming attorneys can be admitted without taking that jurisdiction's bar exam, including the MPRE.

For further information, contact:

State Board of Law Examiners
P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0109
Telephone: 307-632-9061

Exam Dates:

Winter 2007
Wednesday and Thursday, 
February 28 and March 1, 2007

Summer 2007

Wednesday and Thursday, 
July 25 and 26, 2007

Filing Deadlines and Fees

Filing deadlines and fees are subject to frequent change.  Contact the Wyoming Board of Law Examiners to learn the rules in effect at the time of your application.

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