Professional Responsibility

Section 1, Spring 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 31/64
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TWR
  • 0850-0950
  • SL258
01/23/2018 04/26/2018

Course Description

This course will examine selected areas of professional responsibility, including the creation and termination of the attorney-client relationship, the scope of representation, conflicts of interests, confidentiality, and the attorney's ethical obligations during litigation. In addition, the course will address the attorney's relationships with the courts, the organized bar, and the community

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description:

Flex exam at end of semester.


Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Ethics and Integrity for Law Firm Lawyers and Their Clients (SC) (7605), Professional Responsibility for Tax Lawyers (7134), Professional Responsibility in Public Interest Law Practice (7072)
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: This course satisfies the professional ethics course requirement for those seeking Virginia third-year practice certification.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: Yes

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
118210410
Law No.
LAW7071
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, April 12, 3:50 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Saturday, April 28, 5:50 AM