Paralegal Studies Plus NEW MyLegalStudiesLab and Virtual Law Office Experience with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

Paralegal Studies Plus NEW MyLegalStudiesLab and Virtual Law Office Experience with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

by Hillary J. Michaud
     
 

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This cost-effective text is a complete introduction to paralegal studies covering the paralegal profession, the American legal system, legal ethics, legal specialty areas, and professional responsibility. Using an innovative text/video format, INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES captures the essence of the field through the eyes, words and experiences of practicing paralegals. Each chapter features text and video interviews with working professionals that not only introduce the field, but also show how-to do specific paralegal tasks. Each chapter includes pertinent information on statutes, case law and ethical rules and ends with extensive chapter assignments that reinforce content and teach paralegal skills.

013299299X / 9780132992992 Paralegal Studies Plus NEW MyLegalStudiesLab and Virtual Law Office Experience with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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ISBN-13:
9780132992992
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/23/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
818,948
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Paralegal Profession

1. The Definition and Role of a Paralegal

2. Paralegal Careers and Career Preparation

Part II: An Introduction to The American Legal System

3. Sources of American Law and the Civil and Criminal Law System

4. The Court Systems, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Part III: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals

5. The Regulation of Paralegals and an Introduction to Legal Ethics

6. The "Big Three" Legal Ethics Areas

7. Other Legal Ethics Rules for Paralegals

Part IV: Paralegal Skills

8. Skills for Workplace Success

9. Conducting Legal Research and Briefing Court Cases

10. Legal Writing

11. Interviewing, Investigating, and Negotiation

Part V: Legal Specialty Areas for Paralegals

12. Business-Related Legal Specialty Areas

13. Other Legal Specialty Areas

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