Bar Exam Resources

General Application Information

The first filing deadline for the JULY 2017 North Carolina bar exam is JANUARY 3, 2017.

The late filing deadline (requires an additional $250 fee) is MARCH 7, 2017. 

More information about deadlines and applications is available from the website of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners. 


Content and Scoring of the Exam

The North Carolina bar exam consists of 12 essays questions and the Multistate Bar Exam, and may test on the following subjects:

  • Business Association (including agency, corporations, and partnerships)
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • Real Property
  • Secured Transactions (including The Uniform Commercial Code)
  • Taxation
  • Torts
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Decedents' Estates
  • Equity

More details are available here (section .0900 & ff.)