Civil Law & Litigation for Paralegals provides the student with an in-depth analysis of the wide variety of civil cases, laying out the basic foundation of the American legal system, proceeding through the investigation and implementation of a civil case, and following the case through to appeal. It not only teaches the basics of civil litigation, but also gives students the chance to build a skill set and create material for a portfolio that can be used for prospective employers.
Neal R. Bevans, J.D. is a former Assistant District Attorney and private attorney. A veteran of over 150 trials, Bevans has tried every major felony from rape, murder, and narcotics to armed robbery. One of his cases was televised nationally on Court TV. He has had extensive civil litigation experience while working as an insurance defense attorney. He has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia (Order of the Barrister) and has been a college instructor for more than ten years. A multiple-year honoree in Who’s Who among America’s Teachers, Bevans is the author of numerous magazine articles and textbooks, including Civil Law and Litigation for Paralegals.