Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Want to be a California DUI attorney?

Want to be a California DUI lawyer? First, pass the bar.

The July 2008 Bar Exams - Good Luck Examinees !!!
July 28, 2008

The California Bar Exam

All data provided below are subject to change by a decision at any time by the California bar examiners. When any changes are made, they will be posted on this site. (Source: http://www.californiabarreview.com/)

The California Bar Exam is a three-day exam — Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday — with the essays and performance questions on Tuesday and Thursday and the multiple-choice Multistate Bar Exam on Wednesday.

First Day (Tuesday) morning session: Three hours - Three California Essay Questions

First Day (Tuesday) afternoon session: Three hours - One California Performance Test problem

Second Day (Wednesday) morning session: Three hours - Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 100 Multiple-Choice questions.

Second Day (Wednesday) afternoon session: Three hours - Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) 100 Multiple-Choice questions.

California requires that you sit for the MBE as part of the California bar exam. California does NOT accept your score from an MBE taken in another jurisdiction. For further details on the MBE, click here.

Third Day (Thursday) morning session: Three hours - Three California Essay Questions

Third Day (Thursday) afternoon session: Three hours - One California Performance Test problem

Subjects Tested on the California Bar Exam: MBE Subjects : Constitutional Law, Contracts/Sales, Criminal Law/Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, Torts and

California Essay Subjects : Civil Procedure, Corporations, Community Property, Professional Responsibility, Remedies (Equity), Trusts, Wills & Succession, plus the six MBE subjects.

All subjects on the California essay portion are generic, based on general principles of law, except for three subjects - Community Property, Professional Responsibility, and
Wills are based on California law.

Grading of the California Bar Exam:

Your score on the MBE accounts for 35% of your total score. Your score on the essay questions and performance tests accounts for 65% of your total score. California generally releases the results of the Summer exam in about 16-18 weeks and the results of the Winter exam in about 12-14 weeks.

Get through this and you may be on your way to being a California drunk driving lawyer like www.SanDiegoDrunkDrivingAttorney.net/about .