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The Paralegal Handbook 1st Edition

Brittain, Terry L. Hull, JD

  • Published
  • 350 Pages

Overview

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. It incorporates articles on ethical and professional issues, written by various contributors, to expose students to diverse opinions on the important issues in the paralegal profession.

Brittain,

Terry L. Hull, JD,

Terry L. Hull, JD, is director of the Lawyer's Assistant Program at Southwest Texas State University and is a frequent speaker at legal seminars. In addition, she has written for professional journals on paralegal issues.
  • Includes contributions from scholars regarding various issues facing the profession to provide a framework for better understanding the profession
  • Various opinions will give readers an appreciation for the intricacies involved in the issues and will stimulate debates
  • Includes materials from professional sources, including ethical guidelines published by APA, NALA, and NFPA to increase awareness of available information
  • Includes case law, articles, statutory law, promulgations/reports to provide sources of information on the paralegal profession
Chapter 1: What is a Paralegal?
Chapter 2: Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Chapter 3: Professional Associations and Organizations.
Chapter 4: Certification and Special Exams.
Chapter 5: Issues Facing the Profession.
Chapter 6: The Private Law Firm.
Chapter 7: Alternative Types of Employment.
Chapter 8: Resume & Interview Workshop. C
hapter 9: Internship Documents.

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  • ISBN-10: 076680772X
  • ISBN-13: 9780766807723
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $113.25
  • RETAIL $150.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

The Paralegal Handbook

ISBN: 9780766807723
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. It incorporates articles on ethical and professional issues, written by various contributors, to expose students to diverse opinions on the important issues in the paralegal profession.

FOR STUDENTS

The Paralegal Handbook

ISBN: 9780766807723
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.