180 East 5th Street, Suite 950
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

Phone: (651) 297-1857 | Fax: (651) 297-1196
Email: ble.cle.blc@mbcle.state.mn.us

Laptop Information

Minnesota bar examinees may use laptops during the MPT and MEE portions of the bar exam. If you plan to use your laptop, see the information, instructions, and registration form below.

To determine if your laptop is compatible with the laptop software, click here.

Once you receive a notice on your Applicant Portal confirming your use of a laptop on an upcoming exam, see the Laptop Confirmation Information below.

February 2017 Exam

Laptop Testing Instructions/Information
Laptop Confirmation Information

The MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is NOT compatible with the security software for the upcoming bar examination.  If you downloaded the software for the February 2017 Minnesota bar exam on a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, you must re-install the software on a compatible computer. If a MacBook Pro with TouchBar is brought into the examination room, it will be removed and you will be required to handwrite the examination. If you have installed the software on a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, you may elect one of the following two options: 1) download the software on a compatible computer or 2) handwrite the exam and request a refund of the $100 laptop fee. Please contact Terri Guertin at 651-201-2707 by February 3, 2017 at noon. 

July 2017 Exam

Laptop Testing Instructions/Information
Laptop Testing Registration Form
Laptop Confirmation Information

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