Baby Bar Exam Info

The First-Year Law Students’ Examination (also known as the “Baby Bar Exam”) is administered in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas in June and October each year.  The examination includes both essay and multiple-choice questions and is administered in one day.

Examination Schedule 
The First-Year Law Students’ Examination is a one-day examination. The morning session is four hours in duration, and the afternoon session three hours. Four (4) essay questions will be administered during the morning session and 100 multiple-choice questions during the afternoon session. There is a lunch break between the two testing sessions.

Scope of the First-Year Law Students’ Examination 
The subjects covered in this examination are: Contracts, Criminal Law, and Torts. An answer based upon legal theories and principles of general applicability is sufficient; detailed knowledge of California Law is not required. The following provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code should be used where pertinent:

a. All of Article 1;

b. All of Article 2.

Test Dates & Locations

Test Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Timely filing deadline: August 3, 2015

Final Filing Deadline: September 15, 2015

Test Centers 

Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street Pasadena

Doubletree Hotel Westside 6161 W. Centinela Avenue Culver City

Oakland Convention Center 1001 Broadway

*Source: California State Bar

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