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Legal Ethics for Paralegals and the Law Office 1st Edition

Laura Morrison, Gina DeCiani

  • Published
  • 350 Pages

Overview

Morrison and DeCiani use a real-life theme to prepare students to handle the everyday ethical situations facing legal assistants. Several learning features expand upon this theme. Focus On features offer interviews with practicing paralegals. Paralegals in the Spotlight summarize real-life ethical situations taken from legal assistant magazines and journals. Tips for the Paralegal include a list of ways to avoid or deal with ethical problems, while Interplay boxes illustrate inter-relationships of ethical rules. Exercises and cases edited in the language of the court add to the applied nature of the text.

Laura Morrison,

Gina DeCiani, The American Institute

  • * Real-life theme prepares students for everyday ethical situations of a legal assistant.
  • * Focus On features are interviews with practicing paralegals, Paralegals in the Spotlight summarize real-life ethical situations excerpted from periodicals, Tips for the Paralegal include a list of ways to avoid or deal with ethical problems, Interplay boxes illustrate inter-relationships of ethical rules, edited cases in the language of the court and exercises add to the applied nature of the
An introduction History of Paralegals. Overview of Legal Ethics. The Unauthorized Practice of Law. The Duty of Diligence. Confidentiality. Conflicts of Interest. Financial Matters. Advertising and Solicitation. Reporting Attorney and Paralegal Misconduct. Professional Conduct in the Law Office. APPENDICES: ABA Model Guidelines for the Utilization of Legal Assistance Services. NFPA Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility. NALA Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Legal Assistants, Annotated. NALA Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Sample Limited Licensure Legislature. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Legal Ethics for Paralegals and the Law Office

ISBN: 9780314041739
Morrison and DeCiani use a real-life theme to prepare students to handle the everyday ethical situations facing legal assistants. Several learning features expand upon this theme. Focus On features offer interviews with practicing paralegals. Paralegals in the Spotlight summarize real-life ethical situations taken from legal assistant magazines and journals. Tips for the Paralegal include a list of ways to avoid or deal with ethical problems, while Interplay boxes illustrate inter-relationships of ethical rules. Exercises and cases edited in the language of the court add to the applied nature of the text.

FOR STUDENTS

Legal Ethics for Paralegals and the Law Office

ISBN: 9780314041739
Morrison and DeCiani use a real-life theme to prepare students to handle the everyday ethical situations facing legal assistants. Several learning features expand upon this theme. Focus On features offer interviews with practicing paralegals. Paralegals in the Spotlight summarize real-life ethical situations taken from legal assistant magazines and journals. Tips for the Paralegal include a list of ways to avoid or deal with ethical problems, while Interplay boxes illustrate inter-relationships of ethical rules. Exercises and cases edited in the language of the court add to the applied nature of the text. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructors Manual (with Test Bank), ISBN: 0-314-05460-X