The Paralegal Professional, 6th edition

  • Thomas F. Goldman
  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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ISBN-13:  9780135724767

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Written by an award-winning team, The Paralegal Professional delivers the conceptual knowledge, analytical skills, and ethical understanding you need to succeed as a paralegal in today’s legal environments. Shaped by the insights of legal professionals, the text illuminates the tasks and roles of the paralegal, while developing critical thinking and hands-on skills. The 6th edition has been updated to reflect the modern responsibilities of the paralegal and continues to meet the requirements of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Paralegal Education.

Table of contents

PART I: THE PARALEGAL PROFESSION
1. The Paralegal Profession
2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
3. The Paralegal Workplace
4. Technology and the Paralegal 

PART II: INTRODUCTION TO LAW
5. American Legal Heritage and Constitutional Law
6. The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution
7. Civil Litigation
8. Criminal Law and Procedure
9. Administrative Law

PART III: PARALEGAL SKILLS
10. Interviewing and Investigation Skills
11. Legal Writing and Critical Legal Thinking
12. Legal Research 

PART IV: LEGAL SUBJECTS
13. Torts and Product Liability
14. Contracts and E-Commerce
15. Property Law
16. Estates and Elder Law
17. Family Law
18. Agency, Employment, and Immigration
19. Business Organizations and Bankruptcy Law
20. Intellectual Property and Digital Law 

Appendices
A. How to Brief a Case
B. Effective Learning 

Glossary 
Case Index 
Subject Index 

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Published by Pearson (March 31st 2021) - Copyright © 2022