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Ethics for the Legal Professional

Ethics for the Legal Professional

Course Number: LAW X433.6

2 units

Ethical rules and guidelines applicable to legal professionals, including the sources of ethical rules and model codes. Hypothetical and actual case studies will focus on common ethical dilemmas, highlighting those areas most affecting the legal professional:

  • unauthorized practice of law
  • client confidentiality
  • conflicts of interest
  • advertising and solicitation
  • fees
  • client funds
  • competence

You will also discuss the role of the legal assistant in the delivery of legal services, and learn to understand the difference between licensing and certification. Also included is an introduction to the rules and model codes of conduct of the ABA, California State Bar, NALA, NFPA, and CAPA.  

MCLE: 16 Hours

Available Sections

Starting Apr 1

184CPL004

Starting Apr 1
184CPL004

Course Fees

$345 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 26
$395 after Mar 26

Instructor

S. Shuster [ bio ]

close [x] S. Shuster, J.D., Special Prosecutions Unit, Riverside County District Attorney's Office, has worked in the misdemeanor court, drug court, the domestic violence unit, the sexual assault child abuse unit, the AB109 unit, and the major fraud assignment. She regularly conducts trainings for law enforcement units, and has presented for the California Gang Investigators Association, as well as the California Sexual Assault Investigators Association. Ms. Shuster has trained and worked with paralegals on motion writing, case preparation, jail calls, and trial preparation.

Schedule:

Mon 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Apr 1 - May 13, 2019

7 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics"
Angela Schneeman
ISBN: 978-1418053789

Prerequisites

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 184CPL004

Dates: Apr 1 - May 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Instructor: S. Shuster

Textbook: Mandatory
"Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics"
Angela Schneeman
ISBN: 978-1418053789

Location: UCR Extension Center

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