Professional Responsibility

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

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

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final May 12, 2020


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).  

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition *
Lerman & Schrag
Wolters Kluwer , edition: Concise Fourth Edition
ISBN: 978-1-4548-9128-4
The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State-Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct *
Martyn, Fox, & Wendel
Wolters Kluwer , edition: Latest Edition
ISBN: 978-1-5438-0944-2


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
04/20/2020 Exam information updated