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Spring 2021
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
01-25-2021 - 04-27-2021   M  6:20 PM-8:00 PM DL

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:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:
Online (all synchronous)
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s):
MPRE
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): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

TAMAYO, JESSI


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