Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems and Skills / Edition 7

Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems and Skills / Edition 7

by William P. Statsky
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ISBN-10:
1435400062
ISBN-13:
9781435400061
Pub. Date:
07/29/2008
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems and Skills / Edition 7

Master the hands-on skills you'll need to succeed in a modern law office with INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGALISM, 8e. Ten critical skills are covered in the book: identifying legal issues, breaking rules into elements,applying rules to facts interviewing clients, investigating facts, digesting discovery documents, providing litigation assistance, researching the law, drafting documents, and representing clients at administrative agencies where authorized by law.Packed with real-life insights and real-world examples,the text helps you understand the ethical guidelines that lawyers and paralegals must follow and covers the efforts underway to regulate the profession in legislatures, courts, bar associations, and paralegal associations.

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ISBN-13: 9781435400061
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 884
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to a New Career in Law. 2. Paralegal Employment. 3. On-the-Job Realities: Assertiveness Training for Paralegals. 4. The Regulation of Paralegals. 5. Attorney Ethics and Paralegal Ethics. 6. Introduction to the Legal System. 7. Introduction to Legal Analysis. 8. Legal Interviewing. 9. Investigation in a Law Office. 10. Litigation Assistantship. 11. Legal Research. 12. Legal Writing. 13. An Introduction to the Use of Computers in a Law Office. 14. Introduction to Law Office Administration. 15. Informal and Administrative Advocacy. Appendices. Glossary.

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