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210 sec. 002 - Legal Profession (Spring 2022)
Instructor: John J. Steele (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
W 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Law 105
From January 12, 2022
To April 22, 2022
Course End: April 22, 2022
Class Number: 31862
Enroll Limit: 196
As of: 05/21 11:58 PM
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
Exam Length: 3 hours
Course Category: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
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