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Fall 2020
LAW400  AP  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY- US AND MULTINATIONAL PRACTICE SEMINAR

Course Description
This course will explore US Professional Responsibility with a focus on lawyers practicing in international and comparative law. We will examine the foundations of US legal ethics including the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct with a comparative review of professional regulation in various other common law and civil law countries. Topics covered will include attorney-client privilege, conflicts of interest, multijurisdictional practice, the role and responsibilities of in-house counsel, admission to practice and types of work that lawyers are allowed to perform.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   R  10:10 AM-11:50 AM DL

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Professional Responsibility
Special Attributes:
LL.M. Course
Course Delivery:
Online (all synchronous)
Special Restrictions: LLM ONLY.
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Model Rules of Professional Conduct
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author:
    Publisher: American Bar Association
    Edition: 2020 Edition
    ISBN: 978-1641056502
      
  • Textbook Name: Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Knake Jefferson, Pearce, Green, Joy, Kim, Murphy, Terry & Brown Jr.
    Publisher: West Academic
    Edition: 4th Edition
    ISBN: 978-1642422856
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):

 
Professor(s)

TAMAYO, JESSI


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