The Resource A short & happy guide to the MPRE, Leah M. Christensen

A short & happy guide to the MPRE, Leah M. Christensen

Label
A short & happy guide to the MPRE
Title
A short & happy guide to the MPRE
Statement of responsibility
Leah M. Christensen
Title variation
  • Short and happy guide to the MPRE
  • MPRE
  • Multistate professional responsibility examination
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This Short and Happy Guide is meant to provide students with the essential concepts and overarching themes that are most frequently tested on the MPRE. The Guide covers the rules of professional responsibility giving students the best introduction they can have as they begin their exam preparation
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Cataloging source
WSTAC
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Christensen, Leah M
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF303
LC item number
.C45 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
A short & happy guide series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bar examinations
  • Legal ethics
  • Bar examinations
  • Legal ethics
  • United States
  • LAW / Essays
  • LAW / General Practice
  • LAW / Jurisprudence
  • LAW / Paralegals & Paralegalism
  • LAW / Practical Guides
  • LAW / Reference
Label
A short & happy guide to the MPRE, Leah M. Christensen
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. The MPRE Exam and Test Strategies for the MPRE; A. How Is Your MPRE Score Determined?; B. What Is the Scope of the Exam?; C. What Are the Questions Like?; D. How Should You Attack the Fact Patterns?; E. What Are Important Themes or Statements That You Need to Recognize for the MPRE?; 1. Pay Attention to Statements About the Lawyer's or the Client's State of Mind; 2. Pay Attention to the Lawyer's Motivation When He or She Acts or Fails to Act; 3. Pay Attention to the Lawyer's Core Behavior
  • 4. Don't Fall for a Question That Suggests That the Lawyer's Conduct, Though Questionable, Has Not Prejudiced the Client5. A Client's Insistence on a Course of Conduct Doesn't Relieve the Lawyer of the Responsibility to Follow the Rules; Chapter 2. The Code of Judicial Conduct; A. What Are the Main Ethical Duties of Judges?; B. Can Judges Receive Compensation?; C. Can Judges Hold Outside Positions When Serving as a Judge?; D. Can Judges Participate in Political Activities?; E. How Does a Judge Remain Impartial?; F. When Must a Judge Disqualify Herself?
  • Chapter 3. Dishonesty and MisconductA. What Is the Duty of Honesty?; B. What Is Attorney Misconduct?; C. What Are a Lawyer's Obligations to Report Misconduct?; D. What if the Misconduct Occurred in State A but the Lawyer Is Licensed in State B?; Chapter 4. Practicing Without a License and Fee Sharing Among Lawyers; A. What Is the Practice of Law?; B. Can a Lawyer Accidentally Assist Others in the Practice of Law?; C. Can Lawyers Pay for Referrals from Other Lawyers? Can Lawyers Share Fees with Each Other?; D. Can a Lawyer Share Fees with a Non-Lawyer?
  • Chapter 5. Competence, Diligence, and CommunicationA. What Is the Rule of Diligence?; B. What Is the Duty to Communicate?; Chapter 6. Client Trust Accounts; A. What Is a Client Trust Account?; B. Where Are Advanced Legal Fees Kept?; C. What if There Is a Dispute About the Distribution of the Money by a Client?; Chapter 7. Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation; A. Can a Lawyer Directly Solicit a Client?; B. Can Lawyers Advertise That They Are Experts in Their Field?; C. Is an Attorney's Website Considered Lawyer Advertising Under the Ethics Rules?; D. Can a Lawyer Discuss Past Cases?
  • E. Is a Blog Subject to the Rules Regulating Attorney Advertising?Chapter 8. Attorney's Fees; A. Does a Fee Agreement Always Need to Be in Writing?; B. When Does a Lawyer Need to Talk to the Client About Fees?; C. What Constitutes a "Writing"? Does It Always Have to Be a Formal Document?; D. What if the Lawyer Changes the Fee During the Course of the Representation?; E. Can a Lawyer Charge a Client for the Typical Expenses of Taking a Case to Trial?; F. Are Retainer Fees Covered by Rule 1.5?; G. Does a Client Have to Sign the Agreement for the Agreement Be Valid?
  • H. What if a Client Disputes the Attorney's Fees?
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 129 pages).
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781634603478
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
West Academic
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
936241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960907327
  • (OCoLC)ocn960907327
Label
A short & happy guide to the MPRE, Leah M. Christensen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. The MPRE Exam and Test Strategies for the MPRE; A. How Is Your MPRE Score Determined?; B. What Is the Scope of the Exam?; C. What Are the Questions Like?; D. How Should You Attack the Fact Patterns?; E. What Are Important Themes or Statements That You Need to Recognize for the MPRE?; 1. Pay Attention to Statements About the Lawyer's or the Client's State of Mind; 2. Pay Attention to the Lawyer's Motivation When He or She Acts or Fails to Act; 3. Pay Attention to the Lawyer's Core Behavior
  • 4. Don't Fall for a Question That Suggests That the Lawyer's Conduct, Though Questionable, Has Not Prejudiced the Client5. A Client's Insistence on a Course of Conduct Doesn't Relieve the Lawyer of the Responsibility to Follow the Rules; Chapter 2. The Code of Judicial Conduct; A. What Are the Main Ethical Duties of Judges?; B. Can Judges Receive Compensation?; C. Can Judges Hold Outside Positions When Serving as a Judge?; D. Can Judges Participate in Political Activities?; E. How Does a Judge Remain Impartial?; F. When Must a Judge Disqualify Herself?
  • Chapter 3. Dishonesty and MisconductA. What Is the Duty of Honesty?; B. What Is Attorney Misconduct?; C. What Are a Lawyer's Obligations to Report Misconduct?; D. What if the Misconduct Occurred in State A but the Lawyer Is Licensed in State B?; Chapter 4. Practicing Without a License and Fee Sharing Among Lawyers; A. What Is the Practice of Law?; B. Can a Lawyer Accidentally Assist Others in the Practice of Law?; C. Can Lawyers Pay for Referrals from Other Lawyers? Can Lawyers Share Fees with Each Other?; D. Can a Lawyer Share Fees with a Non-Lawyer?
  • Chapter 5. Competence, Diligence, and CommunicationA. What Is the Rule of Diligence?; B. What Is the Duty to Communicate?; Chapter 6. Client Trust Accounts; A. What Is a Client Trust Account?; B. Where Are Advanced Legal Fees Kept?; C. What if There Is a Dispute About the Distribution of the Money by a Client?; Chapter 7. Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation; A. Can a Lawyer Directly Solicit a Client?; B. Can Lawyers Advertise That They Are Experts in Their Field?; C. Is an Attorney's Website Considered Lawyer Advertising Under the Ethics Rules?; D. Can a Lawyer Discuss Past Cases?
  • E. Is a Blog Subject to the Rules Regulating Attorney Advertising?Chapter 8. Attorney's Fees; A. Does a Fee Agreement Always Need to Be in Writing?; B. When Does a Lawyer Need to Talk to the Client About Fees?; C. What Constitutes a "Writing"? Does It Always Have to Be a Formal Document?; D. What if the Lawyer Changes the Fee During the Course of the Representation?; E. Can a Lawyer Charge a Client for the Typical Expenses of Taking a Case to Trial?; F. Are Retainer Fees Covered by Rule 1.5?; G. Does a Client Have to Sign the Agreement for the Agreement Be Valid?
  • H. What if a Client Disputes the Attorney's Fees?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 129 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781634603478
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
West Academic
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
936241
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960907327
  • (OCoLC)ocn960907327

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