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Paralegal Studies, 1st edition

  • Hillary J. Michaud

Published by Pearson (December 27th 2011) - Copyright © 2013

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ISBN-13: 9780132897433

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Table of contents

Part I: The Paralegal Profession

1.      The Definition and Role of a Paralegal

2.       Paralegal Careers and Career Preparation

 

Part II: An Introduction to The American Legal System

3.      Sources of American Law and the Civil and Criminal Law System

4.      The Court Systems, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Part III: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals

5.      The Regulation of Paralegals and an Introduction to Legal Ethics

6.      The "Big Three" Legal Ethics Areas

7.      Other Legal Ethics Rules for Paralegals

 

Part IV: Paralegal Skills

8.      Skills for Workplace Success

9.      Conducting Legal Research and Briefing Court Cases

10.  Legal Writing

11.  Interviewing, Investigating, and Negotiation

 

Part V: Legal Specialty Areas for Paralegals

12.  Business-Related Legal Specialty Areas

13.  Other Legal Specialty Areas 

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