Concise Guide To Paralegal Ethics, Third Edition / Edition 3

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Overview

This concise version of Therese Cannon’s highly acclaimed and successful textbook provides authoritative, concise coverage of ethical principles from the perspective of the practicing paralegal.

Perfect for use in shorter courses or in substantive courses where ethics is introduced, this text delivers:

current coverage of all the major areas of legal ethics, placing special emphasis on how the rules affect paralegals
an authoritative presentation combined with clear and readable pedagogy ; each chapter begins with an overview, followed by well-written text in a well-organized format. Key terms are introduced in italics, and marginal definitions help students with terminology. Review questions, hypotheticals, and discussion questions and projects reinforce the material
useful appendices that provide the text of relevant ethical codes
• a teaching package that includes an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides

The Third Edition, thoroughly updated and polished, features:

updated and new rules, cases, and narrative
• an exciting new section on assignments and research projects
more hypotheticals in discussion questions
changes in ABA Model Rules
new cases in UPL, confidentiality, and conflicts

Written by the highly respected legal educator, Therese Cannon, this succinct, reliable text is the ideal tool for teaching students about paralegal ethics in the real world.

*Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law & Business at 800.529.7545 or examcopy@wolterskluwer.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735578678
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 7/27/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 227
  • Sales rank: 1,355,425
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

• Regulation of Lawyers and Paralegals
• Unauthorized Practice of Law
• Confidentiality
• Conflicts of Interest
• Advertising and Solicitation
• Fees and Client Funds
• Competence
• Special Issues in Advocacy
• Professionalism and Special Issues for Paralegals

Appendix A. NALA Model Standards and Guidelines for the Utilization of Legal Assistants
Appendix B. NFPA Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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