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Ethics and the Paralegal Profession

Course Number: 
PLS-425
Minimum Credits: 
3
Through this course, students develop knowledge and understanding of the ethical and legal responsibilities that have been established by statutes, decisions, and court rules affecting paralegals/legal assistants and lawyers, including conflict of interest, confidentiality, competence, solicitation, fees and billing, obligations of attorneys to clients, and protection of client funds. Prerequisite: Senior standing.