According to the Rules of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, the following subjects are included in the Virginia Bar exam:

Essay Portion

  • Agency
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
  • Creditor's Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Domestic Relations
  • Equity
  • Evidence
  • Fed Practice & Procedure
  • Local Government Law
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Property
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Real Property
  • Sales
  • Suretyship
  • Taxation
  • Torts
  • Trusts
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • VA Pleading, Practice & Procedure in Law & equity (including appellate practice)
  • Wills & Estate Administration

Multistate Portion

  • Civil Procedure (effective starting with the February 2015 exam)
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Real Property
  • Torts