Summer 2017 Course Schedule

Legal Ethics (LAW-550-002)
John Szabo

Meets: 06:00 PM - 08:45 PM (W) - Room N102

Enrolled: 27 / Limit: 65

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This course addresses the rules of professional conduct and how they govern attorney behavior in the practice of law. Whether you intend to engage in a transactional or litigation practice, start your own law firm, work for a firm or the government, or clerk for a judge, you will need to be able to spot ethical issues and have the tools to resolve those issues appropriately.

The course will focus on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, a version of which has been adopted in most states, and which is the basis for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE). The ABA rules shape an attorney’s relationship with a client, obligations to the court and others, and duties as an advocate. These topics will be explored through hypotheticals, recent cases, opinions, sample quizzes, and articles, with an objective towards providing a practical approach to addressing professional responsibility in practice.

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