Paralegal Today: The Essentials / Edition 5

Paralegal Today: The Essentials / Edition 5

by Roger LeRoy Miller
ISBN-10:
1435498550
ISBN-13:
9781435498556
Pub. Date:
03/29/2010
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Paralegal Today: The Essentials / Edition 5

Paralegal Today: The Essentials, fifth edition, makes the paralegal field come alive for the reader. It uses real-world examples, offering practical application of each concept discussed, and further enhances this focus with hands-on activities throughout. This concise version focuses on the basic, key areas of paralegal studies, including careers, legal ethics, litigation procedures, criminal law, legal research and analysis, and legal writing. Technology features, including spotlights on how technology is changing litigation, legal research, and overall office management, convey the importance of developing strong skills in this area.

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ISBN-13: 9781435498556
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/29/2010
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


PART 1. 1. Today's Professional Paralegal Careers (combines 1 & 2). 2. The Inner Workings of the Law Office . 3. Ethics and Professional Responsibility. 4. Sources of American Law. 5. The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution. PART 2. 6. Legal Research and Analysis. 7. Contemporary Online Legal Research. 8. Legal Writing: Form and Substance. 9. Civil Litigation: Before the Trial. 10. Conducting Interviews and Investigations. 11. Trial Procedures. 12. Criminal Law and Procedures. Appendices ? Same as in 4th Edition.. NALA's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility. NALA's Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Legal Assistants. NFPA's Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Guidelines for Enforcement. NALS Code of Ethics. Paralegal Ethics and Regulation: How to Find State-Specific Information. Paralegal Associations. Information on NALA's CLA/CP Program. Information on NFPA's PACE Examination. Information on NALS Certification. The Constitution of the United States. Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English.

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