Paralegal Professional, The, 6th edition

  • Thomas F. Goldman, 
  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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The Paralegal Professional delivers the conceptual knowledge, analytical skills and ethical understanding paralegals need to succeed in today's law offices. Shaped by the insights of legal professionals, the text illuminates the tasks and roles of the paralegal.

You'll get plenty of hands-on practice, whether through group discussion, portfolio-building exercises, writing prompts or cases for briefing. Advice from the Field articles feature professional advice from experts on interviewing skills, portfolio-building, professional development and client management.

The 6th Edition has been updated to reflect the modern responsibilities of the paralegal. It continues to meet the requirements of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Paralegal Education.

Published by Pearson (June 15th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137574650

Subject: Paralegal Studies

Category: Introduction to Paralegal Studies


Brief Contents


  1. The Paralegal Profession
  2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  3. The Paralegal Workplace
  4. Technology and the Paralegal


  1. American Legal Heritage and Constitutional Law
  2. The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  3. Civil Litigation
  4. Criminal Law and Procedure
  5. Administrative Law


  1. Interviewing and Investigation Skills
  2. Legal Writing and Critical Legal Thinking
  3. Legal Research


  1. Torts and Product Liability
  2. Contracts and E-Commerce
  3. Property Law
  4. Estates and Elder Law
  5. Family Law
  6. Agency, Employment, and Immigration
  7. Business Organizations and Bankruptcy Law
  8. Intellectual Property and Digital Law


  1. How to Brief a Case
  2. Effective Learning


Case Index

Subject Index

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