Professional Responsibility

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, WED 1:15 - 2:05 pm TNH 3.142

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 19, 2018 8:30 am A-L in 2.137
M-Z in 2.138


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 )

The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State-Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct *
Martyn, Fox, Wendel
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 2018-2019 Edition
ISBN: 9781454882404
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition *
Lerman & Schrag
Wolters Kluwer , edition: Concise Fourth Edition
ISBN: 9781454891284


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
10/24/2018 Exam information updated