Silicon Valley Business School
Self-Paced Online Course: Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Legal Professionals
Credits: 2 ~ Study Hours: 17

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.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

Recognize the duties and responsibilities of lawyers under rules adopted by the American Bar Association and the state of California.
Understand how lawyers are required to agree fees and enter engagements with clients, maintain client confidentiality, avoid conflicts of interests, represent clients in court and how lawyers can advertise and promote their services.

Course Sections

The course is organized into the following sections:

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
Legal Ethics: Introduction

Price: $350 ~ Learn how to enroll today!

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