If you are a law student or law school grad who is preparing for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam, or MPRE, and need a concise but thorough review, this course will teach you everything you need to achieve a passing score for any U.S. jurisdiction.
This course is taught by Professor Stephen Lazarus (LL.B, Harvard Law School, AB Williams College) a top Law Professor at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The course features a complete lecture recorded live.
This is the first lecture in the course which explains what the MPRE is all about, including applicable law and the format of the test.
Be sure to download the "MPRE Lecture Handout" from the Downloadable Supplementary Materials.
In order to be admitted to the Bar of a particular jurisdiction, a bar applicant must prove his or her fitness to practice law.
Once admitted to the practice of law, a lawyer can be sanctioned for misconduct, and in some cases lose the right to be a lawyer.
Lawyers are permitted to advertise, but must not make false or misleading statements about themselves or their services.
Solicitation, defined as in-person, live telephone, or real-time electronic contact with prospective clients by a lawyer, is generally not allowed.
Lawyers must provide competent representation.
Rules governing fees charged by lawyers to their clients.
Rules governing how lawyers shall handle property belowging in whole or part to clients.
How lawyers should handle conflicts of interest between themselves and their clients.
How lawyers should handle conflicts of interest between their clients.
How lawyers should handle conflicts of interest between their clients and third parties.
Generally, if one member of a law firm is disqualified from accepting representation, all lawyers in the firm are vicariously disqualified.
There are situations that arise in which the lawyer must withdraw from representation of an existing client.
Lawyers have a duty to zealously represent their clients, within the bounds of the law.
Duty to maintain confidential communications with clients.
Lawyers have duties to maintain the integrity of the legal profession and protect the public against the unauthorized practice of law.
Additional ethical rules by which judges must abide.
Supreme Bar Review prepares law school grads for the bar exam in any U.S. jurisdiction. Our courses features video lectures for all Multistate exams, including Multistate Bar Exam (MBE), Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) and Multistate Performance Test (MPT).
We believe every law school graduate has the ability to pass the bar exam and we are committed to helping you succeed.