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Board of Bar Examiners of the Supreme Court of Delaware

The Delaware Bar Examination will be administered on July 28, 29, and 30, 2014 at Widener School of Law, 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Delaware does not administer a February exam.

To file a 2014 application to sit for the July Delaware Bar Exam, you must complete the electronic application available below. See Board Rule 5 for filing deadlines and fees.

2014 Exam Links: (available in early January)
Information and Instructions for Criminal Background Checks (required for all applicants including Rule 55 Applications)
Board Rule 5, Filing Deadlines and Fees
2014 Bar Application
A sample 2014 Application is available for viewing purposes only - coming soon!
To use ExamSoft for the 2014 Bar Exam you must sign up at by June 1st. The signup period will end on June 1st at midnight. No late exceptions are made.

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Frequently Needed Forms
Preceptor Certificate
Board Rules
Supreme Court Rules
Clerkship Checklist
Application for Special Accommodations

Recent Board Rule Amendments - June 2010

The Delaware Bar Examination will consist of the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), two Multistate Performance Tests (MPT) and eight essay questions on such subjects as listed in Board Rule 12. In addition the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is required (see Board Rule 8 for time restriction). For more information on these tests, please refer to the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

2014 Preceptor Meeting Information and Materialpdf icon
Preceptor Information including what to do if you can't find a Preceptor.
Preceptor Duties and Clerkship Requirements Memorandum (April 5, 2006)
Law Clerk Schedule

"The Delaware Clerkship Requirement: A Long-Standing Tradition" written by Justice Randy J. Holland and published in the November 2009 issue of The Bar Examiner.

The following information is also available:

Rule 55 Applications:


Board of Bar Examiners of the Supreme Court of Delaware
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street, 11th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801-3545
(302) 577-7038 * FAX (302) 577-7037