9781439057018

Paralegal Today The Legal Team at Work

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439057018

  • ISBN10:

    143905701X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/6/2009
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Summary

PARALEGAL TODAY: THE LEGAL TEAM AT WORK, 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. The text gives the reader a thorough introduction to not only the legal system in general, but to specific areas of the law and the paralegal's integral role as a member of the legal team. The reader gains a comprehensive understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in this environment. 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.

Table of Contents

The Paralegal Profession
Today's Paralegal Profession
Career Opportunities
The Inner Workings of the Law Office
Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Sources of American Law
The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Legal Procedures and Paralegal Skills
Legal Research and Analysis
Contemporary Online Legal Research
Legal Writing: Form and Substance
Civil Litigation: Before the Trial
Conducting Interviews and Investigations
Trial Procedures
Criminal Law and Procedures
Substantive Areas of Law
Tort Law, Product Liability, and Consumer Law
Contracts and Intellectual Property
Insurance Law and Real Property
Estates and Family Law
Laws Affecting Business
Bankruptcy and Environmental Law
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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