Type of Bar Exam
The Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), created by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, is administered.
The UBE consists of: (1) The Multistate Essay Exam; (2) The Multistate Bar Exam Multiple Choice; (3) The Multistate Performance Test.
State Specific Components
Yes. Applicants taking the UBE in Maryland must satisfy the requirements of Rule 19-213 by completing the Maryland Law Component. The Maryland Law Component consists of a set of written outlines and an online quiz designed to confirm familiarity with the outline materials.
Areas of law that may be covered on the exam include the following: Business Associations (Agency and Partnership; Corporations and Limited Liability Companies), Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Contracts (including Article 2 [Sales] of the Uniform Commercial Code), Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Family Law, Real Property, Torts, Trusts and Estates (Decedents' Estates; Trusts and Future Interests), and Article 9 (Secured Transactions) of the Uniform Commercial Code.