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MindTap® Paralegal, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Statsky's Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems and Skills, 8th Edition

  • William P. Statsky Thomas Edison State College
  • ISBN-10: 1285863348  |  ISBN-13: 9781285863344
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.00
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How to Study in the Classroom and on the Job.
Part I: The Paralegal in the Legal System.
1. Introduction to a New Career in Law.
2. Paralegal Employment.
3. On-The-Job Realities: Assertiveness Training for Paralegals.
4. The Regulation of Paralegals.
5. Attorney Ethics and Paralegal Ethics.
6. Introduction to the Legal System.
Part II: The Skills of a Paralegal.
7. Introduction to Legal Analysis.
8. Legal Interviewing.
9. Investigation in a Law Office.
10. Litigation Assistantship.
11. Legal Research.
12. Legal Writing.
13. An Introduction to the Use of Computers in a Law Office.
14. Introduction to Law Office Administration.
15. Informal and Formal Administrative Advocacy.
Final Exam.
Learning Lab Assignments and Portfolio Documents.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305254546 | ISBN-13: 9781305254541

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Introduction to Paralegalism: Perspectives, Problems and Skills  (ISBN-10: 1285449053 | ISBN-13: 9781285449050)

Master the hands-on skills you'll need to succeed in a modern law office with INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGALISM, 8e. Ten critical skills are covered in the book: identifying legal issues, breaking rules into elements,applying rules to facts interviewing clients, investigating facts, digesting discovery documents, providing litigation assistance, researching the law, drafting documents, and representing clients at administrative agencies where authorized by law. Packed with real-life insights and real-world examples, the text helps you understand the ethical guidelines that lawyers and paralegals must follow and covers the efforts underway to regulate the profession in legislatures, courts, bar associations, and paralegal associations.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

William P. Statsky

William Statsky is a member of both the ethics committee and the advisory council for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, as well as an instructor of online courses at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous groundbreaking legal textbooks for paralegals and was a member of the transition team for then President-Elect Ronald Reagan. Mr. Statsky holds a master of law degree (LL.M) in urban affairs, as well as a juris doctorate degree (J.D.).