MPT Packet (February 2016)
What is the purpose of this task?
The purpose of this task is to test your ability to use fundamental lawyering skills in a realistic situation and complete a task that a beginning lawyer should be able to accomplish. The MPT is not a test of substantive knowledge. Rather, it is designed to evaluate certain fundamental lawyering skills regardless of the area of law in which the skills are applied. The MPT is 20% of your Uniform Bar Examination score.
How do I complete this task?
1. Click the "Start" button, and thoroughly read the instructions on page iii of the packet.
2. Write your response for each of the two items under timed conditions.
3. Click the “Mark as Complete” button to complete the task.
How much time do I have to complete the task?
90 minutes per item. There are two items, so the total time for this task is three hours.