All the civil procedure-related subjects tested on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). That means they have you covered for the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE). Plus, they cover most of the topics discussed in related law school classes.

Jurisdiction, Venue

  • Subject matter jurisdiction
  • Personal jurisdiction
  • Service of process and notice
  • Venue, forum non conveniens, and transfer

Pretrial Procedures

  • Preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders
  • Pleadings
  • Rule 11 Sanctions
  • Joinder
  • Discovery
  • Pretrial conference and order


  • General motion requirements
  • Pretrial motions
  • Post-trial motions

Laws Applied

  • State law in federal court
  • Federal common law

Jury Trials

  • Right to jury trial
  • Selection and composition of juries
  • Requests for and objections to jury instructions

Verdicts and Judgments

  • Defaults and dismissals
  • Jury verdicts
  • Judicial findings and conclusions
  • Effect of Judgments

Appealability, Review

  • Final judgment rule
  • Interlocutory review
  • Standards of review