The Paralegal s Handbook

Author: Anita Haworth
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781607148111
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Law

A completely updated and revised desk reference for paralegal professionals. Paralegals are the backbone of the legal business. The Paralegal’s Handbook is a guide to the responsibilities and tasks a paralegal may be asked to undertake. In this comprehensive guide to the profession, expert authors Anita Haworth and Leslie Cox explain everything paralegals need to know to handle the job with accuracy and confidence. From ethics issues to a detailed analysis of all the tasks encountered in the various legal specialties, The Paralegal’s Handbook provides invaluable advice and expertise to paralegal professionals. Haworth and Cox are experienced paralegals and provide explanations and details on the various areas of practice paralegals may choose including Family Law, Probate, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Personal Injury Law. They cover everything from handling everyday tasks to reviewing facsimiles of legal documents. This Second Edition is fully updated and revised, with a new section on eDiscovery.

Paralegal Career For Dummies

Author: Scott A. Hatch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052978
Release Date: 2011-03-03
Genre: Law

Apply important legal concepts and skills you need to succeed Get educated, land a job, and start making money now! Want a new career as a paralegal but don't know where to start? Relax! Paralegal Career For Dummies is the practical, hands-on guide to all the basics -- from getting certified to landing a job and getting ahead. Inside, you'll find all the tools you need to succeed, including a CD packed with sample memos, forms, letters, and more! Discover how to * Secure your ideal paralegal position * Pick the right area of the law for you * Prepare documents for litigation * Conduct legal research * Manage a typical law office Sample resumes, letters, forms, legal documents, and links to online legal resources. Please see the CD-ROM appendix for details and complete system requirements.

Paralegal Practice Procedure Fourth Edition

Author: Deborah E. Larbalestrier
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101104798
Release Date: 2009-07-07
Genre: Business & Economics

The completely revised and updated fourth edition of the most trusted paralegal desk references on the market. Now fully revised and expanded: the bestselling desk reference for paralegals at any level. Each chapter has been completely updated to include the latest step-by-step instructions for every aspect of a paralegal's job, with new procedures, checklists, and resources throughout. Topics covered include: ? Paralegal ethics ? Training programs ? Court systems and court procedures ? Federal court practice and procedures ? Pretrial practice and procedure ? Legal research tools ? Electronic trial preparation procedures In addition to the general resources that will be of value to every paralegal, this guide also includes detailed information on practice and procedures for working in specialty law firms.

The Legal Assistant s Complete Desk Reference 2015

Author: Ursula Furi-Perry
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 1627229949
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Genre: Law

Now completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Legal Assistant s Complete Desk Reference will help guide paralegals and legal assistants in their day-to-day activities. The book includes a CD of writable sample forms and letters, a state-by-state resource guide, a glossary of common legal terms, and a thorough index, designed to streamline their busy lives. It also explores the career opportunities open to paralegals and legal assistants."

Paralegal Today The Legal Team at Work

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305854925
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Law

Succeed in your course and your career as a paralegal with PARALEGAL TODAY: THE LEGAL TEAM AT WORK. This updated Seventh Edition shows you how current technology and social media tools are used in practice, while helping you develop an understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in today's legal environment. Real-world examples, practical applications, ethical dilemmas, hands-on assignments, and an entire chapter on paralegal careers (with salary information) prepare you to meet the challenges of today's paralegal working environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Everything You Need to Know about Being a Legal Assistant

Author: Chere B. Estrin
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 0827365187
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Designed to be used as an informational guideline for life in the law firm or in-house legal department. The book covers how to land a new position, expectations of the legal profession, techniques others have used to achieve success on the job and ideas to cope with the pitfalls and problems common to the paralegal profession.

Law

Author: Ferguson
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9780816080748
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents an introduction to the field of law, its career opportunities, ways of preparing for finding a job, and related activities such as volunteering, internships, and summer study programs.

Legal Break in

Author: L. R. Williams
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1466362081
Release Date: 2011-09-26
Genre: Law

Leslie provides a 20+ year paralegal's perspective on the skills needed to enter the legal secretary, legal assistant or paralegal fields. Descriptions of many different areas of law and associated skill sets are listed which allows the reader an insider's view into each position. Aside from the technical expertise required to succeed in this field, great information is provided regarding interview questions and answers, networking and much more!

Paralegal Handbook

Author: Vicki Brittain
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 076680772X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Law

This practical guide provides a framework for the paralegal profession - how it is defined, how paralegals are utilized, professional organizations, ethical guidelines, and important issues facing the profession. It includes practical information for drafting resumes and preparing for interviews, as well as job search strategies. In addition, this book incorporates articles on a number of ethical and professional issues, written by various contributors, to provide readers with diverse opinions on current issues in the paralegal profession. It is the only book that provides all this information in one source.

The Paralegal s Desk Reference

Author: Steve Albrecht
Publisher: Arco
ISBN: 0671847155
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Law

Provides advice on handling cases, interviewing, police reports, working with specialists, investigation and research, locating people, and other skills necessary for paralegals.

Paralegal s Litigation Handbook

Author: Carole A. Bruno
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1466471506
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Law

Author Carole A. Bruno announces the paperback release of the Paralegal Litigation Handbook, 2ed. is now available through CreateSpace as a paperback. Paralegal's Litigation Handbook, originally published by West Publishing Company, was adopted by more than 250 colleges and universities, and more than 50,000 copies were sold. The wide scope of the book begins with a guide to the courts, and then leads you through the initiation of a civil action, response of the defendant, and explains in action steps interviewing techniques, motions, investigations, discovery (including medical discovery), legal research and writing; assisting in negotiations, trial preparation, and automated litigation support systems. “Carole's book [Paralegal's Litigation Handbook,] has been my 'Bible' throughout my career; I have given many copies away.”Honorable Brenda J. BickingDirector of Human ResourcesSchiffrin & Barroway, LLP[e]very item you can think of about litigation is in that book, (Carole) she has definitions, form templates, ideas for making work production faster, step-by-step instructions on what to do next and where go for resources and answers, etc... It sits on my desk like a dictionary..."Great resource!"

Trial Prep for Paralegals

Author: Michael L. Coyne
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781632820532
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Law

Coyne and Furi-Perry have created the essential how-to guide for trial preparation. Paralegals will master every stage of litigation, from initial client interviews to pulling together the trial notebook. The book begins with overviews of the litigation process and the evidence rules. Practical skills for interviewing, handling discovery, preparing exhibits, and more are then introduced and explained with examples. Finally, the book stresses the importance of communication and working well with attorneys, clients, courts, and others.

The Texas Paralegal

Author: William P. Statsky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111779955
Release Date: 2009-12-02
Genre: Law

A ground-breaking resource for paralegal instructors, The Texas Paralegal has made teaching critical state-specific material easier, and more organized, than ever. The book's unique approach works by providing students with the information, documents, and resources they need to understand the basic workings of Texas law, thereby eliminating the tedious instructor task of gathering this material piecemeal. Instead, the legwork is done for you -- the vital content is compiled into a single, handy resource that presents it in a practical, logical, and useful way. Coverage includes an overview of the paralegal profession, ethics, the legal system, research, and even a comprehensive legal dictionary - all as they pertain to Texas State laws and statutes. Packed with the most relevant concepts, and packaged in a user-friendly format, students will find this an invaluable reference throughout their academic and professional careers. Instructors will find that they can spend less time preparing to teach and more time teaching. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.