The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference: A Handbook for Paralegals and Assistants

The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference: A Handbook for Paralegals and Assistants

by Ursula Furi-Perry
     
 

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Paralegals and legal assistants need a thorough guide to all the rules and regulations dictating their job performance, as well as a repository of the many forms they see every day. Now, the American Bar Association examines these myriad responsibilities in The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference. This authoritative compendium provides the scope and

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Paralegals and legal assistants need a thorough guide to all the rules and regulations dictating their job performance, as well as a repository of the many forms they see every day. Now, the American Bar Association examines these myriad responsibilities in The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference. This authoritative compendium provides the scope and definition of the proficient and successful legal assistant in six easy-to-use sections:

Part I: A Day in the Life of a Legal Assistant

Part II: Court Systems and Procedures

Part III: Preparing Legal Instruments, Documents and Court Filings

Part IV: Legal Research and Writing

Part VI: Trial Preparation

Part VI: Areas of Practice

This comprehensive handbook also explores the career opportunities open to paralegals and legal assistants, as well as some common areas of legal practice and what they entail. Also included is a CD-ROM of sample forms and letters, a state-by-state resource guide, a glossary of common legal terms, and a thorough index. This is the authoritative ABA guide paralegals and assistants need to efficiently complete all their many duties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616328801
Publisher:
American Bar Association
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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