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Summer 2019
LAW406  AP  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Course Description
This course introduces students to the ethical requirements of the practice of law in The United States based on the American Bar Association's Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Utilizing a problem-oriented casebook, the course covers the responsibilities of lawyers and their relationships with clients, the legal profession, the courts, and the public. Particular emphasis is placed on the lawyer's fiduciary duties of client control, communication, competence, confidentiality, and conflict of interest resolution.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
06-10-2019 - 07-17-2019   MW  5:30 PM-8:20 PM F109

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Professional Responsibility
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s):
MPRE
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Professional Responsibility: A contemporary Approach
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Pearce, Capra, Green, Knake & Terry
    Publisher: West
    Edition: 3rd
    ISBN: 978-1634600163
      
  • Textbook Name: Professional Responsibility Standards, Rules and Statutes
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Dzienkowski
    Publisher: West
    Edition: 2018-2019
    ISBN: 978-1640209480
      
  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

TAMAYO, JESSI


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jtamayo@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-3870
Office: A312