Office of Bar Admissions
244 Washington St, SW, Suite 440
Atlanta, GA 30334
Georgia Bar Exam Format
The Georgia Bar Exam is a two-day exam. Day 1 consists of four 45-minute essay questions and two 90-minute Multistate Performance Test (MPT) questions. Day 2 is the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), a 200-question, multiple-choice exam.
Multistate Edge prepares you for the MBE portion of the Georgia Bar Exam.
Georgia Bar Exam Subjects: Georgia Subjects (MBE Subjects are in bold)
Business Organizations, Commercial Paper, Family Law, Federal Practice and Procedure, Georgia Practice and Procedure, Non-Monetary Remedies, Professional Ethics, Secured Transactions, Trusts, Wills & Estates, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Real Property, and Torts
A scaled score of 75 on the MPRE is required for admission.
Georgia Bar Exam Scoring and Results
MBE and written scores are scaled and combined to determine if a minimum passing score of 270 was achieved. A minimum MBE score of 115 must be achieved. Results are released in late May for the February exam and in late October for the July exam.
Georgia Bar Exam MBE Reciprocity
Georgia does not accept MBE scores from other jurisdictions.
Georgia Bar Exam Reciprocity
In order to be eligible for admission without taking the Georgia Bar Exam, the applicant must be a member of a reciprocating state bar and have engaged in the active practice of law for five of the seven years immediately preceding the application. The applicant must also meet education requirements.
Georgia Bar Exam Application Deadlines and Fees
Please visit the Office of Bar Admissions’ website for details on application deadlines and fees, and for more information on other topics.
*Bar exam information is subject to change without notice; please verify with the bar examiner’s office.