The Delaware State Bar Association was formed in 1923. There are about 40,000 attorneys and legal professionals licensed with the Delaware State Bar. It is mandatory to be a member of this bar association to practice in the State of Delaware.
The Delaware bar is only administered once a year in July. The examination is administered over three days on the last Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in July. The UBE has three parts: the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), the Delaware essay questions, and the Multistate Performance Test questions (MPT).
The MBE is a six-hour test and consists of 200 multiple-choice questions that test your understanding across seven subjects. Your MBE score comprises 40% of your Delaware bar score.
The Delaware essays consist of eight legal essays written on the first day of the Delaware bar. These essays, along with two MPT questions, comprise 60% of your Delaware bar score. Delaware bar exam essay topics may include the following: Business Associations, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Family Law, Property, Secured Transactions, Torts, Trusts, Unincorporated Business Entities, Wills and Estates, etc.
Crushendo offers the most recent MEE questions and includes the point sheets that the graders used. These MEE questions are similar to the questions that the Delaware bar uses. You can find old Delaware essay questions here.
This video provides general essay tips that will be useful on this essay portion.
The MPT consists of two 90-minute tasks where you analyze and apply laws to specific scenarios. Your MPT score, combined with your Delaware essays score, comprises 40% of your Delaware bar score. Crushendo offers the most recent MPT questions and includes the point sheets that the graders used.
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