210 sec. 002 - Legal Profession (Fall 2020)
Instructor: John J. Steele (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
Th 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
From August 20, 2020
To November 20, 2020
Course End: November 20, 2020
Class Number: 32583
Enroll Limit: 115
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This course explores the law governing lawyers, with primary focus on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and secondary focus on selected California rules. This course satisfies the Professional Responsibility requirement. Attendance is strongly encouraged, significant class participation can result in a grade bump. The instructor will provide all course materials online including an outline of the relevant law and a packet or readings and hypotheticals. Students may choose between an issue spotter final exam or writing a 20-page, double-spaced paper on some topic relevant to the course. (The instructor, John Steele, is a solo practitioner and is a certified specialist in the law of legal malpractice (Cal. Bd. of Legal Spec.))
Exam Notes: (TH/P) Take-home examination or paper option: students option
Course Category: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
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