The implementation of the second state examination in law forms the conclusion of the training of the legal preparatory service and is intended to show whether you have the qualification for the office of judge and the higher general administrative service. The second state examination in law is prepared and conducted by the Joint Legal Examination Office of the States of Berlin and Brandenburg (GJPA). The second state examination in law is divided into a written and an oral part of the examination. The subject of the examinations are the compulsory subjects specified in § 17 (2) in connection with § 3 (2) sentence 1 BbgJAG and the contents of the training in the compulsory stations of the legal preparatory service. Successful completion of the written examination is a prerequisite for admission to the oral examination. As part of the written part of the examination, seven supervisory tasks are to be carried out on seven working days with tasks on civil law, criminal law and public law. The work is carried out under supervision with a processing time of five hours each. To pass the written exam, you must: achieve at least a point average of 3.50 points and have received at least four points in at least four supervisory work, or have achieved at least a point average of 4.00 points and have received at least four points in at least three supervisory work. The oral examination consists of a ten-minute lecture, a five-minute in-depth interview and an examination interview in three sections. Each section relates to a compulsory subject. The duration of the oral examination should be about 45 minutes. Four individual grades are awarded for the oral examination. Following the oral examination, the examination board discusses the assessment and informs the examinee of the result with the final number from the written and oral examination. The certificate of the second state examination in law provides information about the passing and the final number of the examination.