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PARA 301 - ETHICS & PROFESSIONALISM

This course covers legal ethics with an emphasis on how the rules affect paralegals. Students learn about the regulation of the legal profession including the rules of conduct that govern both attorneys and paralegals. Topics include the meaning and importance of the unauthorized practice of law, the attorney-client privilege and its related work product doctrine, confidentiality, the rules governing conflicts of interest and other topics ethical in nature. Law office management is also addressed.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

Course Notes:

Same course as LAWA L01. Dept. consent.