Bar tested courses

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

  • 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

Visit the Bar Studies Program page for more information.

WSBA website for information about the bar exam.

Bar certification

  • Check with the bar association in the state where you will take the bar exam to determine deadlines and requirements. The Center for Professional Development can assist you with this.
  • You are not eligible to sit for the bar examination until all grades are in and all law school requirements have been met.

Rule 9

Requirements

To be eligible for Washington State Bar Association APR Rule 9 (Licensed Legal Intern) certification, a student must be:

  • in good academic standing
  • 2/3 of the way through their program (generally completion of 60 credits for full-time students and 56 credits for part-time students. If you will be a few credits short, contact the Registrar to discuss.)  

Application

  • Students who will be 2/3 through their program by the end of the current semester may apply up to 4 weeks before the end of the term.
  • Students may also apply within 9 months of their graduation date. 
  • Download the Rule 9 application from the WSBA website.
  • Once you complete the application, bring the original hard copy and a check or money order for $50 (payable to WSBA) to the Office of the Registrar, which will complete the Certificate from Law School (page 6) and mail the application to the WSBA.
  • The Registrar keeps a copy on file. Make sure your academic file copy is complete and include the Declaration of Supervising Lawyer page and all Character and Fitness addendums sent to the WSBA.
  • Fee is waived for Rule 9 applicants enrolled in clinical program that provides free legal services for low income clients. However, when that program concludes, students want to continue as licensed legal interns must pay $50 fee to the WSBA.
  • The Change of Supervising Attorney form may be mailed directly to the WSBA.

Contact the Registrar

Phone: 206-398-4150
Email: lawreg@seattleu.edu

Registrar Hours

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Late Hours*
Monday and Thursday
4:30-6:00 p.m.

*By appointment only

Hours are subject to change during exams, holidays, and summer session. Changes will be posted outside of the entrance to the Administrative Offices.

A drop box is located to the left of the Administrative Office doors for after-hours correspondence.