Categories: Legal Profession Law Practice Skills


McDermott, Megan

Course Data

Room Online synchronously [AMM session; starts May 24th]
MW 6:00pm-8:00pm

Pass/Fail: Yes

Course Description

This course reviews the ethical and professional responsibilities of lawyers. The Model Rules of Professional Conduct are emphasized. In particular, the course covers the independence and professional autonomy of lawyers, conflicts of interest and ethics in advocacy before tribunals. The consequences of lawyer failure, i.e. discipline, disqualification and malpractice damages are also discussed.

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