Course Description

This course is designed to improve the student's understanding of the regulation and discipline of lawyers and paralegals and how paralegals are affected by ethical issues.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Apply concepts of client confidentiality
  • Recognize conflicts of interest
  • Identify impermissible advertising and solicitation by lawyers and paralegals
  • Demonstrate competence and professionalism with regard to issues of ethics and professional responsibility


Certification Disclosure: In California, an individual may qualify to hold one’s self out as a paralegal in one of several ways including earning a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. (Calif. Bus. & Prof. Code §6450(c)(1).) The Paralegal Professional Certificate program offered by UCSB PaCE satisfies the requirements of California law in this regard.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Apr 02, 2024 to Apr 16, 2024
Web-based Instruction
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Web-based Instruction
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (1 units) $275.00
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Credit
1 units
Section Notes

Steps to Enroll

How to Access Your Online Course:
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Required Textbook(s):
Students are required to purchase the textbook(s) below prior to the first class meeting. Textbooks can be purchased from the vendor of your choice.
Concise Guide to Paralegal Ethics 
Author(s): Cannon, Therese A.
Edition: 5th, 2018 
Publisher: Aspen Law
ISBN 9781454873365 (Print)
ISBN - 9781543802962 (eBook)

No refunds after 4/2/24
A minimum $40 non-refundable administrative fee per course is charged for all drops. See the full Drop Policy here.