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Litigation and Trial Practice for the Legal Assistant / Edition 5

Litigation and Trial Practice for the Legal Assistant / Edition 5

by Roderick D. Blanchard, Robert S. Blanchard


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ISBN-13: 9780766827073
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/19/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 752
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Roderick Blanchard has been a litigator for over twenty-five years. He previously taught civil litigation to paralegals at the University of Minnesota and is now a practicing attorney.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Litigation Principles. Chapter 2: Lawyer and Client Relationship and Ethics. Chapter 3: Court Organization. Chapter 4: Causes of Action and Remedies. Chapter 5: Affirmative Defenses. Chapter 6: Introduction to Federal Procedure. Chapter 7: Evidence. Chapter 8: Gathering Evidence. Chapter 9: Conducting an Investigation. Chapter 10: Expert Witnesses. Chapter 11: Interrogatories. Chapter 12: Oral Deposition. Chapter 13: Preparing Client for Deposition. Chapter 14: Medical Examinations and Records. Chapter 15: Inspection of Property, Documents, and Things. Chapter 16: Requests for Admissions. Chapter 17: Motions. Chapter 18: Preparation for Trial. Chapter 19: Structure of a Civil Trial. Chapter 20: Judgements. Chapter 21: Appeals. Chapter 22: Settlements, Releases, and Dismissals. Chapter 23: Arbitration and Mediation. Appendix A: Time Table for Lawyers in Federal Civil Cases. Appendix B: Hypothetical Cases. Appendix C: Deposition Transcript. Appendix D: Intra-Office Memorandum.

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