Higher Education

A Survival Guide for Paralegals: Tips from the Trenches, 1st Edition

  • Alan Gelb
  • Karen Levine A husband/wife team that has written professional books working with many industry professionals.
  • ISBN-10: 1401814336  |  ISBN-13: 9781401814335
  • 192 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25



The Survival Guide for Paralegals: Tips from the Trenches, by Karen Levine and Alan Gelb, offers hundreds of tried and true tips from successful legal professionals on how to “survive” your job. The book discusses paralegal work issues, dress, asking for a raise, and office politics in a highly motivating, fun, and empathetic way. From research and interviews to administrative responsibilities and time management, this book is a resource of user-friendly and user-tried hints.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • This book makes a great desk guide for the professional paralegal, legal secretaries, and for students
  • This book offers hundreds of tips on how to ease the way through cases, research, interviews, evidence, administrative responsibilities, clients, trials, and keeping up with technology
  • The information comes from a range of sources, including a broad spectrum of practicing paralegals and legal secretaries

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Paralegal Life.
Chapter 2: Staying on Track.
Chapter 3: Working with Others.
Chapter 4: Stress: The Reality and the Relief.
Chapter 5: Embracing Professionalism.
Chapter 6: Getting Organized.
Chapter 7: Research, Writing, and Technology.
Chapter 8: Life in the Litigation Lane.
Chapter 9: The Corporate Culture and Other Paralegal Venues.
Chapter 10: The Savvy Paralegal.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: The Paralegal Handbook + A Survival Guide for Paralegals: Tips from the Trenches

ISBN-10: 1401846386 | ISBN-13: 9781401846381

List Price = $224.95  | CengageBrain Price = $224.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $169.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • The Paralegal Handbook
    List Price = $147.95  | CengageBrain Price = $147.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.00
  • A Survival Guide for Paralegals: Tips from the Trenches
    List Price = $77.95  | CengageBrain Price = $77.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Alan Gelb

Alan Gelb holds Alan Gelb holds dual master degrees in Writing and Education and is a member of Writers Guild of America and PEN International. He has written many professional and consumer works and his Survival Guides have been highly successful.

Karen Levine

Karen Levine and Alan Gelb are a husband/wife team who write many professional and consumer works. They work in conjunction with an industry professional. Their Survival Guides have been highly successful.