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US BAR Examinations

Passing a U.S. state bar exam and becoming an American lawyer earns you exceptional and precious credentials on your CV.

PrimeVest facilitates you to become a US lawyer in 9 months

Top reasons to become a lawyer:

  • Diverse practices areas
  • Earning potential
  • Flexibility
  • Global influence
  • Intellectual challenge
  • Nice working environment
  • Opportunity to help others
  • Prestige
  • Transferable skills

What PrimeVest offers?

  • Prepare your exam in 9 months
  • Both online and offline learning materials
  • Quality question banks
  • Professional consultation
  • Personalized preparation plan


Attorney-at-law, United States

Admit to the legal profession

This course is registered under the Non-Local Higher and Professional (Regulation) Ordinance.
EDB Registration Number: 362634

Our 6 steps to become a US BAR

  • 1. Check your eligibility

    A.New York Bar
    All foreign-educated lawyers

    Whether eligible based on your common law education or through your LL.M. degree - must submit the On-Line Request for Evaluation of Foreign Academic Credentials to get a decision on their eligibility for the New York Bar Exam.  The Board of Law Examiners is recommending that students submit that Request at least a year before you plan to sit for the exam.  Candidate without a LLM degree may consider our online LLM program offered by Florida Coastal School of Law.

    Applicants with LLM qualifications

    1.A Law Degree from a law school recognized by competent accrediting agency of the government of the foreign country and must be deemed qualified and approved.

    2.The program of study must also be “substantially” equivalent in duration to a full-time or part-time program required at a law school in the United States approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).

    3.The foreign country’s jurisprudence must be based upon the principles of the English Common Law.

    B.California Bar
    Application Requirements and Procedures

    1.Complete the necessary general education;

    2.Register with the Committee of Bar Examiners as a law student or attorney applicant;

    3.Complete the requisite legal education;

    4.File an application to take the First-Year Law Students' Examination and pass, or establish exemption from the examination;

    5.File an application to take the California Bar Examination and after eligibility has been confirmed, take and pass the examination;

    6.File an application for a moral character determination and receive a positive moral character determination from the Committee of Bar Examiners;

    7.File an application, take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination and achieve a minimum scaled score as determined by the Committee  of Bar Examiners, which examination is administered and graded by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (; 

    8.Be in compliance with California court ordered child or family support obligations; and,

    Meet all admission requirements and take the attorney's oath of office no later than five years from the last day of administration of the California Bar Examination the applicant passes.

  • 2. Sign up with PrimeVest
    PrimeVest provides consultancy services to facilitate candidates to apply, schedule and arrange professional examinations.Candidates may simply focus on exam review and preparation while PrimeVest will assist with the sometimes tedious and time consuming pre and post examination procedures.
  • 3. Apply for the exams

    A.New York Bar
    Examination Format

    Day 1
    09:00 – 12:15 3 Essays 50 Multiple Choice Questions
    14:00 – 17:00 2 Essays MULTISTATE PERFORMANCE TEST (MPT)*
    Day 2 Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)**
    09:00 – 12:30 100 Multiple Choice Questions
    14:00 – 17:00  100 Multiple Choice Questions

    a)* MPT covers legal analysis, fact analysis, problem solving, resolution of ethical dilemmas, organization and management of a lawyering task, and communication.

    b)** MBE topics include Constitutional Law, Contracts & Sales, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property and Torts.

    B.California Bar
    Examination Format

    There are three parts in the General Bar Examination, i.e. six essay questions, the Multistate Bar Examination (200 multiple-choice questions), and two performance tests.Each session of the examination takes three hours.

    DayA.M. SessionP.M. Session
    Tuesday Essay 1, 2, 3 Performance Test A
    Wednesday MBE (100 questions) MBE (100 questions)
    Thursday Essay 4, 5, 6 Performance Test B
  • 4. Exam prep

    Mode of study

    We provide different modes of study to suit your review schedules and physical locations.

    • Face-to-face lectures
    • High definition live lectures
    • Video lectures

    Program Structure
    California Subjects

    • Business Associations (Agency, Corporations, and Partnerships)
    • Civil Procedure (Federal Rules and California)
    • Community Property
    • Constitutional Law
    • Contracts
    • Criminal Law and Procedure
    • Evidence (Federal Rules and California)
    • Professional Responsibility
    • Real Property
    • Remedies
    • Torts
    • Trusts
    • Wills and Succession

    New York Subjects

    • Agency
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Corporations
    • Civil Practice and Procedure
    • Family Law
    • Partnerships
    • Professional Responsibility
    • Trusts
    • Wills & Estates
    • UCC Articles 2 & 9
    • MBE Distinctions

    MBE Subjects

    • Constitutional Law
    • Contracts and Sales
    • Criminal Law and Procedure
    • Evidence
    • Real Property
    • Torts
  • 5. Take the exam

    A.New York Bar
    The New York State bar examination is administered twice a year on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of every February and July. The bar examination contains two sections, the New York section which is given on Tuesday, and the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) which is given on Wednesday. The New York section consists of five essay questions and 50 multiple choice questions prepared by the New York Board, and one Multistate Performance Test question, developed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. The second day of the exam is the MBE section which consists of 200 multiple choice questions. Each day of the examination will consist of a morning session and an afternoon session with a lunch break in between. The examination is given at the same time and date at various testing locations across the state.

    B.California Bar
    All applicants must be seated no later than 8:30 a.m. There are two three-hour sessions each day of testing. Additional information concerning the timing and other administrative rules and policies are contained in the admittance ticket bulletin that will be available for printing with your admittance ticket for the examination. The admittance ticket bulletin is also available online at, 1 under the California Bar Exam tab.

  • 6. Admission to Practice
    After passing the exam, you are eligible to admit to legal practice in the US.Call us for more information.

Top Qualities of Great Lawyer

1. Analytical Skills: A great lawyer has excellent analytical skills and is able to readily make sense of a large volume of information.

2. Creativity: A great lawyer is creative and able to think of reasonable solutions when problems and unique situations arise.

3. Research Skills: Preparing a legal strategy generally requires an extensive amount of research. Anyone involved in the legal profession should have excellent research skills to be able to find and comprehend pertinent information.

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5. Logical Thinking Ability: A great lawyer is able to think logically and make reasonable judgments and assumptions based on information presented.

6. Perseverance: Those working in the legal profession must have perseverance. Often, cases require many hours of work with heavy research and lots of writing. A good lawyer or legal assistant must be willing to put in the time it takes to get the job done.

7. Public Speaking Skills: A great lawyer has excellent public speaking skills and is comfortable addressing a courtroom. They can also easily handle speaking in front of other groups.

8. Pursues Continuing Education: Great lawyers stay on top of developments in the legal field and also pursue continuing training. In fact, 48 states require lawyers to earn continuing education credits annually.

9. Reading Comprehension Skills: Lawyers, paralegals, and other legal professionals should have strong reading comprehension skills to easily understand the complex information encountered in legal research and documents.

10. Writing Skills: A great lawyer or legal assistant has excellent writing skills which are used in preparing compelling arguments, briefs, motions, and other legal documents.

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  • Over 10 years exam prep experience
  • Thousands of successful cases
  • Both online and offline modes of study
  • Hassle free exam application process
  • Quality question bank
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  • Promising passing rates

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