Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems, and Skills / Edition 1

Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems, and Skills / Edition 1

by William P. Statsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314201475

ISBN-13: 9780314201478

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A comprehensive introduction to the field with a real world, practical emphasis which also makes it a valuable on-the-job reference. This is the market leader and has been updated and enhanced to include a new full-color insert outlining key steps to success as a paralegal. The text is packed with real life insights and information on working as a paralegal. Each…  See more details below

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A comprehensive introduction to the field with a real world, practical emphasis which also makes it a valuable on-the-job reference. This is the market leader and has been updated and enhanced to include a new full-color insert outlining key steps to success as a paralegal. The text is packed with real life insights and information on working as a paralegal. Each chapter contains the following helpful features: Chapter Outline, Assignments, Examples, Checklists, Chapter Summary, and Key Terms. Revisions include a new Internet appendix, updated ethical codes, and expanded supplement package. This text can be customized to fit the instructor's needs. ALSO AVAILABLE Study Guide and Workbook, ISBN: 0-314-21388-0 INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-314-20858-5 Transparency Acetates, ISBN: 0-314-22129-8 Transparency Masters, ISBN: 0-314-21077-6 3.5" Chapter Disk, ISBN: 0-314-21516-6 Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-314-20836-4 .

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314201478
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1054
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IThe Paralegal in the Legal System21
1The Emergence and Development of a New Career in Law23
2Paralegal Employment57
3On the Job Realities: Assertiveness Training for Paralegals175
4The Regulation of Paralegals209
5Attorney Ethics and Paralegal Ethics263
6Introduction to the Legal System327
Pt. IIThe Skills of a Paralegal343
7Introduction to Legal Analysis345
8Legal Interviewing365
9Investigation in a Law Office401
10Litigation Assistantship435
11Legal Research477
12Legal Writing619
13Computer Literacy for Paralegals: An Introduction to the Use of Computers in a Law Office639
14Introduction to Law Office Administration685
15Informal and Formal Administrative Advocacy719
Appendix A Bibliography747
Appendix B Paralegal Associations and Related Organizations765
Appendix C Associations of Attorneys773
Appendix D Federal Government Organization Chart779
Appendix E Survey of Non-Lawyer Practice Before Federal Agencies781
Appendix F State Survey: Ethics Opinions and Related Materials791
Appendix G Paralegal Business Cards811
Appendix H Federal Job Information Centers812
Appendix I How to Start a Freelance Paralegal Business815
Appendix J "Legal Assistant Day" (Governors' Proclamations)821
Appendix K News Stories, War Stories, and Parting Shots823
Glossary831
Index851
Request Forms879

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