The California Paralegal / Edition 1

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Overview

The California Paralegal is a career book for both paralegal students and practicing paralegals. This book serves as a reference containing a great deal of information that will be essential for every paralegal student or employed paralegal in the state of California. The information included, along with the comprehensive legal dictionary with in the guide, should make the book one that evey paralegal would want to thaave close at hand in school or on the job. It is Internet-rich with resources that will help the paralegal in many aspects of their day-to-day jobs. Benefits
• Introduces the reader to the paralegal career in the state of California
• Provides contact links to other paralegals in the state as well as suggestions for finding employment
• Explains employment rights such as overtime compensation and workers' compensation
• States all the relevant ethical rules governign paralegals and
• Presents an overview of state government, including the courts, the legislature, and the executive department
• Provides a large number of sample documents relevant to paralegal studies and employment for hands-on examples
• A legal dictionary section is provided within the guide for further referenece that also includes selective definitions from California Courts and the California Legislature

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418012946
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/3/2007
  • Series: Paralegal Reference Materials Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 303,109
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

William Statsky is a member of both the ethics committee and the advisory council for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, as well as an instructor of online courses at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous groundbreaking legal textbooks for paralegals and was a member of the transition team for then President-Elect Ronald Reagan. Mr. Statsky holds a master of law degree (LL.M) in urban affairs, as well as a juris doctorate degree (J.D.).

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Paralegal Profession Chapter 2: Paralegal Employment Chapter 3: Ethics, Paralegals, and Attorneys Chapter 4: The Legal System Chapter 5: Legal Research and Records Research Chapter 6: Procedure: Some Basics Chapter 7: Sample Documents Chapter 8: Legal Dictionary

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