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

Wyoming Bar Exam Dates

2012: February 29-March 1;  July 25-26

Wyoming Bar Exam Format and Administration

The Wyoming bar exam is a two day examination.  On day one, the Multistate Bar Exam is administered.  On day two, 11 essays are given and applicant must answer 10. Click here for more information about AmeriBar's Multistate Bar Review Course.

Wyoming Bar Exam Grading Information

Applicant must score a 130 (scaled) on the MBE.  70% required on essay section (and applicant must score 70% on 6 of the essays).

Wyoming Bar Exam Essay Info

The Wyoming essay portion of the Wyoming Bar Exam consists of eleven questions. An applicant may choose any ten of the eleven questions.  It is administered in one four-hour session from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

As per the Board of Bar Examiners, the subject areas from which questions are taken for the essay portion are listed as follows:

1. Administrative Law
2. Business Organization
3. Civil Procedure
4. Commercial Paper
5. Constitutional Law
6. Contracts
7. Corporations
8. Criminal Law and Procedure
9. Domestic Relations
10. Evidence
11. Mortgages
12. Oil and Gas
13. Property
14. Sales
15. Secured Transactions
16. Torts
17. Trusts and Estates - Wills
18. Water Law
Wyoming Bar Exam - MPRE Requirements

In addition to successfully passing the Wyoming bar exam, an applicant must attain a score of 75 on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam.  A prior score will be accepted if taken within previous three years.  Click here for more information about AmeriBar's Free Online MPRE Review Course.

Wyoming Bar Exam Statistics

Wyoming Bar Exam Statewide Pass Percentage

Exam Date

First

Repeat

Total

July 2011

60%

54%

59%

February 2011

68%

65%

67%

July 2010

73%

44%

71%

February 2010

80%

58%

71%

July 2009

83%

55%

79%

February 2009

73%

61%

69%

July 2008

72%

68%

71%

February 2008

58%

40%

52%

July 2007

77%

53%

72%

February 2007

52%

9%

39%

Wyoming Bar Exam - Timeline

February Bar Exam: November 15 (receipt)

July Bar Exam: April 15 (receipt)

Wyoming Bar Exam - Application Request

Request an application here

Wyoming Bar Exam - Fees

$200. There is an additional fee for the character and fitness investigation.

Wyoming Bar Exam - MBE Reciprocity

Applicants may use MBE score of 133 (scaled) or higher if taken in previous 36 months.

Wyoming Bar Reciprocity

Limited - contact Board at (307) 632-9061

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