• Professional Responsibility - Legal Malpractice – 6667

    Fall 2018

Credits

3

Course

  • Course Equivalency

    Students may NOT earn credit if LAW 6600 PR, LAW 6661 PR-General, LAW 6662 PR-Business, LAW 6663 PR-Civil Trial Lawyer, LAW 6664 PR-Criminal Law Ethics, or LAW 6665 PR-Government was previously completed.

    Grad. Requirements
    • Professional Responsibility
    Subject Area
    • Professional Responsibility
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type
    Lecture

This course will survey ethics rules governing lawyers with a focus on the interrelationship between the Rules of Professional Conduct and legal malpractice law, a specialized form of tort law that varies in critical aspects from classic negligence doctrine. In addition to teaching the substantive law of legal ethics and legal malpractice, the course will focus on helping students recognize and avoid real life risks of malpractice exposure and liability.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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