The Uniform Bar Exam

In November 2011, the Colorado Board of Law Examiners officially adopted the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE). The UBE consists of the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), Multistate Essay Exam (MEE), and Multistate Performance Test (MPT).

As of November 2013, the UBE covers the following topics:

  • Business Associations – This includes Agency and Partnership, Corporations, and Limited Liability Companies.
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Federal Civil Procedure
  • Real Property
  • Torts
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Uniform Commercial Code – This includes Negotiable Instruments and Secured Transactions.

To learn more about the Colorado Bar Exam, visit the Colorado Supreme Court website.

To prepare for the exam, you should take a bar exam review course. You should also consider taking courses in the above topics during law school, especially if you struggle with exams. Taking at least a few bar topic courses seems to be useful and can help reduce stress while you’re studying for the bar. Get a full list and schedule of bar exam courses that Colorado Law offers.