The UBE tests knowledge and skills that every lawyer should be able to demonstrate prior to becoming licensed to practice law. It's been adopted by a number of jurisdictions, including Illinois as of 2019. Examinees who take the bar examination in a jurisdiction that has adopted the UBE earn portable scores that can be used to seek admission in other UBE jurisdictions.
The UBE is comprised of:
See the tabs at the top of this guide for more information on each of these tests.
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