PARA1112 - Legal Ethics for the Paralegal

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This course covers the attorney-client privilege as it relates to paralegals, unauthorized practice of law, regulation of paralegals, ethical codes and rules.
  1. Describe role of paralegal ethics.
  2. Describe what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law.
  3. Analyze ethical duty to confidentiality.
  4. Identify conflict of interest.
  5. Describe competent representation.
  6. Define fiduciary duty regarding safekeeping of client funds.
  7. Analyze duty to report misconduct.
  8. Describe appropriate circumstances for law firm advertising.
  9. Advocate moral concepts of decision making by businesses.
  10. Analyze role of legal ethics as it relates to technology.
Degrees that use this course


Associate of Applied Science (AAS)