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210 sec. 003 - Legal Profession (Spring 2023)

Instructor: Andrew Ives Dilworth  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 132
From January 12, 2023
To April 20, 2023

Course Start: January 12, 2023
Course End: April 20, 2023
Class Number: 32544

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 51
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 54
As of: 08/24 11:03 PM

This course explores the law governing lawyers, including the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the California Rules of Professional Conduct and applicable case law. The course also focuses on recent developments and the practical application of ethical concepts in hypothetical scenarios. Attendance and class participation are a significant part of the grade.

The instructor, Andrew Dilworth, is a partner with O'Rielly & Roche LLP in San Francisco. His practice focuses on the law governing lawyers. He is a past Chair and Adviser to the California State Bar's Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (COPRAC) and a past Chair of the San Francisco Bar Association's Legal Ethics Committee.

Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This class satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Exam Length: 5 hours
Course Category: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Required Books are in blue

  • Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law
    Richard Zitrin, Liz Ryan Cole, Timothy Casey
    Edition: 5th ed., 2019
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    ISBN: 9781531009182
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Price: $206.00
    Price Source: user provided

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