In Legal Terms


In Legal Terms: Ethics and Professionalism

Guest: Professor Patrick Longan, Chair in Ethics and Professionalism from Mercer University School of Law


  • Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism
  • Challenges for Lawyers
  • law students
  • classes
  • training
  • Current Events
  • Confidentiality
  • Wills

The Ideal Lawyer:

  1. Is competent
  2. Shows fidelity to client
  3. Shows fidelity to the law
  4. Is public spirited
  5. Has civility
  6. Has practical wisdom 

Ways Attorneys Get Into Trouble:

  • Trust account abuse
  • Neglect of client
  • Committing felonies

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