Silicon Valley Business School

Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Legal Professionals

The practice of law is highly regulated in the U.S. and this module presents the core rules governing attorneys. Topics include licensing, confidentiality, discipline for misconduct, conflicts of interest, the attorney work product, client referrals, fee sharing, the special roles and duties of lawyers.

Free Course Sections
Below you have free access to some of the learning materials in each section of this course. These are provided for you to educate yourself on the course content. If you want to gain a good understanding, we recommend you watch each video and read all the materials in each section before moving along to the next section.

Legal Ethics: Introduction
Legal Ethics: American Bar Association
Legal Ethics: Conflicts of Interests
Legal Ethics: Confidentiality
Legal Ethics: Promoting Legal Services
Legal Ethics: Client Engagements
Legal Ethics: Fees & Client Funds
Legal Ethics: Courts & Trials
Legal Ethics: Judges & Other Special Roles & Responsibilities
Legal Ethics: California-Specific Rules
Certificate Course
The Certificate Course covers the same material, but tracks your progress and tests you in each section. Once you have passed all the quizzes in the Certificate Course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

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