Joseph. Professional Responsibility, is a prerequisite or must be taken simultaneously. This course does not substitute for the required course in Professional Responsibility.

Ethical issues raised by the way lawyers live, work and succeed in the world of practice. Delves more deeply into the subjects of confidentiality, conflicts and duties than does the basic Professional Responsibility course. Develops these concepts by focusing on current issues facing the profession, including disclosure issues, multi-jurisdictional practice, mandatory insurance, Miranda-like warnings in the attorney-client relationship, bank funding of personal injury litigation, ways of handling conflicts of interest including advanced waivers, and others. Among subjects addressed are the practical implications of working in an institutional setting and the pressures young lawyers face, “success billing,” “rainmaker” traits, discovery failures, professional malpractice, and insurance coverage.
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