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Bar Exam Guide: Georgia

Guide to the Bar exam

The Basics

Components of the Georgia Bar Exam:

The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 50%

4 State Specific Essays and Multiple Choice Questions 28.6%

The Multistate Performance Test (MPT) 21.4%


Georgia offers admission on motion if the applicant is from a jurisdiction that allows Georgia lawyers to be admitted without examination and if the applicant has been primarily engaged in the active practice of law for five of the seven years immediately preceding the date upon which their application is filed.

Where to find more information:

Supreme Court of Georgia Office of Bar Admissions

Georgia State University Law Library Research Guide