Bar Exam Resources

General Application Information

The Georgia Bar Examination will be administered JULY 25-26, 2017.

Applications for certification of fitness to practice law are due by DECEMBER 7, 2016. Late filings (additional fee required) are permitted until March 1, 2017.

Applications for the bar exam are due by JUNE 7, 2017. 

Further details about deadlines and filing fees may be found here. More general information is available from the website of the Supreme Court of Georgia Office of Bar Admissions.


Content and Scoring of the Exam

—′The Georgia bar exam consists of:

  • four essay questions
  • the Multistate Performance Test (two exercises)
  • the Multistate Bar Exam (200 multiple-choice questions)

The tested subject areas are:

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 — Torts

Recent Georgia Bar Exams

Previous exam questions and "selected answers" are available here.