Multistate Essay Exam

MEE Format

On Tuesday of the week of the bar exam, the Multistate Essay Exam, which is more commonly known as the MEE, is administered. Usually, six MEE questions are given during a three-hour session (which is typically administered in the morning). On average, you have thirty minutes to answer each question.

MEE Questions

Most MEE questions test just one subject of law. However, some MEE questions may include issues testing more than one area of law. Conflict of Laws will not the main tested subject of an MEE question, but related issues may arise in a question testing another subject – most often civil procedure and family law.

MEE Subjects and Topics

The MEE may test from among several subjects or topics. The areas of law that may be tested include:

  • Business Associations (including Agency, Partnership, Corporations, and Limited Liability Companies);
  • Conflict of Laws;
  • Family Law;
  • Federal Civil Procedure;
  • Trusts, Wills and Estates (includes trusts, wills, and Decedents’ Estates in general);
  • Uniform Commercial Code (including Commercial Paper and Secured Transactions);
  • All MBE subjects (Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property, and Torts)