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Bar Exam Guide: Michigan

Guide to the Bar exam

The Basics

Components of the Michigan Bar Exam:

The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 50%

15 State Specific Essay Questions 50%


Michigan allows admission without examination for an attorney from any U.S. jurisdiction if, among other things, the attorney has been engaged in the active practice of law for at least three of the five years immediately preceding their application. 

Where to find more information:

State Bar of Michigan

Michigan Courts