State Bar Information

Bar Tested Courses

The following courses cover material that may be tested during the Multistate Essay Examination, part of the Uniform Bar Examination used by the Washington Bar. Not all subjects will be tested during any one administration of the Bar exam, and other courses in the curriculum may cover pertinent topics.

More information about the Multistate Essay Examination and other components of the Bar exam may be found on the Bar Studies Program page.

Bar Tested Courses

  • All 1L Lecture Courses
  • Business Entities
  • Civil Procedure II
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Criminal Procedure Adjudicative
  • Criminal Procedure Investigative
  • Evidence
  • Family Law (former title: Family Dissolution)
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Real Estate Transactions (former title: Basic Real Estate)
  • Remedies
  • Trusts & Estates
  • UCC Sales
  • UCC Secured Transactions

For more information visit the WSBA Web site at

Bar Certification

Students should check with the state bar association of the state in which they expect to sit for the bar examination to determine deadlines and requirements. The Center for Professional Development has information available. Students are not certified as law school graduates eligible to sit for the bar examination until after all of the student’s grades are in and all law school requirements have been met.