Professional Responsibility

IMPORTANT
Read the course description below to learn how this course will be taught.

This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom. 

Professional Responsibility is about the law that governs lawyers.  We will explore the relationship between lawyers and clients; the protection of client confidences;representing organizational clients; conflicts of interest; duties to courts; and duties to adversaries and third persons.  We will also discuss the provision of legal services and the evolving business of law. The course fulfills the professional responsibility requirement for graduation and helps you prepare for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE).  


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Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2:40 - 3:30 pm ONLINE
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 12/9/20

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition - Lerman & Schrag
      Wolters Kluwer , edition: Concise Fourth Edition
      ISBN: 978-1-4548-9128-4   (required)
  • The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State-Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct - Martyn, Fox, & Wendel
      Wolters Kluwer , edition: Latest Edition
        (required)