Professional Responsibility

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, WED, THU 1:35 - 2:29 pm ONLINE

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam (administered by Exam4) May 7, 2021


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).  

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law *
Lerman, Lisa G. and Schrag, Philip G.
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 4
ISBN: 978-1-4548-9128-4
The Law Governing Lawyers : Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct, 2020-2021 *
Martyn, Susan R., Fox, Lawrence J., and Wendel, W. Bradley
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 978-1-5438-2039-3


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
02/25/2021 Exam information updated