A briefer, essentials version of the leading text, this edition provides an up-to-date and practical introduction to the paralegal field. Changes include extensive coverage of ethics, state-specific resources and coverage of resources on the internet, and a full color insert on the steps students can take to ensure success as a paralegal.
Study Guide, ISBN: 0-314-13024-1
Instructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-314-13023-3
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.).
THE PARALEGAL IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM: The Emergence and Development of a New Career in Law. Paralegal Employment. The Regulation of Paralegals. Attorney Ethics and Paralegal Ethics. Introduction to the Legal System. THE SKILLS OF A PARALEGAL: Introduction to Legal Analysis. Legal Interviewing. Investigation in a Law Office. Computer Literacy for Paralegals: An Introduction to the Use of Computers in a Law Office. Introduction to Law Office Administration. APPENDIX A. APPENDIX B. APPENDIX C. APPENDIX D. APPENDIX E. GLOSSARY. INDEX. REQUEST FORMS.