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. At the time of writing, Texas requires the completion of the Texas Law Component. The Texas Law Component is a licensing requirement established by Rule 2(a)(8) and Rule 5. It is satisfied by completing the Texas Law Course (TLC), which is a series of video presentations on Texas law from experienced Texas attorneys.
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.