Professional Responsibility

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, WED, THU 10:30 - 11:20 am TNH 2.124

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam May 9, 2016 1:30 pm 2.137


This course is about the law that governs lawyers. We will explore the relationship between lawyers and clients; the protection of client confidences; conflicts of interest; duties to courts; and duties to adversaries and third persons. We will consider these issues in various contexts—whether the lawyer is representing private parties, the government, or the public interest. The course fulfills the professional responsibility requirement for graduation and helps prepare a student for the MPRE.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Third Edition for Two-Credit Courses *
Lerman & Schrag
Wolters Kluwer , edition: Third
ISBN: 978-1-4548-3070-2
The Law Governing Lawyers *
Martiny, Fox, & Wendel
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 2015-2016
ISBN: 978-1-4548-5911-6


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
02/19/2016 Exam information updated