Advanced Legal Profession   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 556 - Advanced Legal Profession

Credits: 2

An in-depth study of selected problems in ethics and professionalism confronting lawyers in the practice of law. Topics will include legal malpractice, the disciplinary system, ethical issues facing lawyers in particular fields, ethics and professionalism in litigation, office practice, and other issues of current interest. Instruction in the course will be by faculty members, practicing lawyers and judges.

Prerequisites: Professional Responsibility or Problems in Professional Responsibility

Basis of Grade: Written responses to problems; memos and drafting exercises. An assignment on substantive topic discussed in the course. Grade will be based on top 5 scores received on assignments.

Form of Grade: Letter