Parlgl 107 - Legal Ethics - Kim R Gundlach
|Professor:||Kim R Gundlach|
Welcome to Legal Ethics, Paralegal 107. I will be your professor for this course, which is one credit. We will meet online and via ConferZoom. Paralegal 107 is a required course for the paralegal studies program.
This course examines legal ethics and rules that pertain to the legal profession. We will cover a range of topics and issues such as the unauthorized practice of law, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, competency and solicitation.
What to Expect in this Course
Due to the extensive list of topics covered in this course, you are reminded of the time commitment. In addition to the time spent in the “virtual” classroom or via ConferZoom, you should be prepared to commit yourself to a minimum of 3-4 hours of out-of-class preparation for every hour spent in the virtual classroom or in the ConferZoom meetings.
Types of Assessments
There will be quizzes, graded online discussions, and a final exam.
Other Relevant Course Information
We will meet via ConferZoom for three of the five classes. On Canvas, you will be able to review the power points for this course. Homework for the course will be submitted via Canvas.
There will be online discussions and other activities regarding issues related to legal ethics. In addition, there will be online quizzes to help you assess whether you are understanding the material or not. There will not be a mid-term exam. The final exam will be taken online in Week 5.
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Last updated: 10/05/2021 Sub#: 717