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Parlgl 107 - Legal Ethics - Kim R Gundlach

Course:Legal Ethics
Professor:Kim R Gundlach
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 5 Week


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.

Course Description

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.

Online learning can be an incredibly rewarding and exciting adventure. It provides flexibility and an opportunity to take advantage of a college curriculum; however, you should be aware that self-discipline, self-motivation, and attention to detail are required to complete the course successfully in this format.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

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Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

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Last updated: 10/05/2021 Sub#: 717