Professional Responsibility   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Colleges of Law General Catalog

LAW 6325 - Professional Responsibility

An overview of the role of an attorney in society, the attorney -client relationship, ethical standards and the responsibility of an attorney to the client, court and public. Consistent with the requirements of the California Bar Exam, this course will cover California Rules of Professional Conduct (CRPC), relevant sections of the California Business and Professions Code(Bus. & Prof. Code), the California Code of Judicial Ethics and leading federal and state case law on the subject of professional responsibility, in addition to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (ABA MRPC), and the ABA Rules of Judicial Conduct. This course is not designed as preparation for the Multi-State Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE), a multiple-choice examination which is administered independently from the California Bar Exam. Units: 3