The Professional Paralegal / Edition 1

The Professional Paralegal / Edition 1

by Allan Tow, Tow Allan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073403091

ISBN-13: 9780073403090

Pub. Date: 04/18/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The Professional Paralegal presents a comprehensive and pragmatic overview of today’s legal system and the diverse role of the contemporary paralegal. The innovative use of profiles and experiences of professional paralegals woven throughout the text provide personal and motivating insight while introducing practical tools, substantive issues and the

Overview

The Professional Paralegal presents a comprehensive and pragmatic overview of today’s legal system and the diverse role of the contemporary paralegal. The innovative use of profiles and experiences of professional paralegals woven throughout the text provide personal and motivating insight while introducing practical tools, substantive issues and the all-important consideration of ethics. This textbook presents information easily accessed by students and offers many opportunities for discussion, research and review.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073403090
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
04/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE

About Paralegals (and the LegalProfession and the Law)

Chapter 1 The Paralegal Profession

Chapter 2 Ethics and Professional Conduct for theLegal Professional

Chapter 3 Law and the American Legal System
PART TWO

Developing Skills for the LegalProfessional

Chapter 4 Finding and Reading theLaw—Classifications of Law andReading Court Opinions

Chapter 5 Finding and Using the Law—LegalResearch and Writing

Chapter 6 Using the Law—The ProfessionalParalegal in Action: Foundations ofLaw and Practice

Chapter 7 Using the Law—Basic Legal Specialties forthe Professional Paralegal

Chapter 8 Using the Law—Advanced Legal Specialties:Family Matters

Chapter 9 Using the Law – Legal Specialties:Business Matters
PART THREE

Entering the Profession

Chapter 10 Using the Law in the Field—Fact-GatheringSkills and Techniques for Managing Workand the Office

Chapter 11 Getting the Job and Surviving in the LegalWorkplace

Chapter 12 Examples of Legal Work Performed by theProfessional Paralegal

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