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The Paralegal's Handbook

The Paralegal's Handbook

A Complete Reference for All Your Daily Tasks

  • Author: Anita Haworth,Lesley Cox
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1607148110
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 224
  • View: 1942
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A completely updated and revised desk reference for paralegal professionals. Paralegals are the backbone of the legal business. The Paralegal’s Handbook is a guide to the responsibilities and tasks a paralegal may be asked to undertake. In this comprehensive guide to the profession, expert authors Anita Haworth and Leslie Cox explain everything paralegals need to know to handle the job with accuracy and confidence. From ethics issues to a detailed analysis of all the tasks encountered in the various legal specialties, The Paralegal’s Handbook provides invaluable advice and expertise to paralegal professionals. Haworth and Cox are experienced paralegals and provide explanations and details on the various areas of practice paralegals may choose including Family Law, Probate, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, and Personal Injury Law. They cover everything from handling everyday tasks to reviewing facsimiles of legal documents. This Second Edition is fully updated and revised, with a new section on eDiscovery.

Law

Law

  • Author: Ferguson,Ferguson Publishing
  • Publisher: Infobase Publishing
  • ISBN: 0816080747
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 202
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Presents an introduction to the field of law, its career opportunities, ways of preparing for finding a job, and related activities such as volunteering, internships, and summer study programs.

The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference 2015

The Legal Assistant's Complete Desk Reference 2015

A Handbook for Paralegals and Assistants

  • Author: Ursula Furi-Perry
  • Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
  • ISBN: 9781627229944
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 591
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Now completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Legal Assistant s Complete Desk Reference will help guide paralegals and legal assistants in their day-to-day activities. The book includes a CD of writable sample forms and letters, a state-by-state resource guide, a glossary of common legal terms, and a thorough index, designed to streamline their busy lives. It also explores the career opportunities open to paralegals and legal assistants."

NALA Manual for Paralegals and Legal Assistants: A General Skills & Litigation Guide for Today's Professionals

NALA Manual for Paralegals and Legal Assistants: A General Skills & Litigation Guide for Today's Professionals

  • Author: National Association of Legal Assistants
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1133591868
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 480
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Succeed on the job--and in your course--and prepare for the Certified Paralegal examination with the NALA Manual. More than 100 leading authorities with a wide range of experience in legal disciplines and management have contributed to this comprehensive manual since it was introduced in 1976. Covering all the skills required of paralegals today, the updated manual includes a collection of successful solutions to actual assignments accomplished by working paralegals nationwide.These proven techniques and procedures can be used as starting points from which you can make changes, adaptations, and modifications when you encounter similar situations on the job. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Successful Paralegal Job Search Guide

The Successful Paralegal Job Search Guide

  • Author: Chere B. Estrin,Stacey Hunt
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 9780766830257
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 390
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An absolute must for anyone interested in Paralegal employment, this book covers it all. The reader will gain knowledge of the profession and marketplace, as well as providing the "how to's" on resume writing, Internet searches, interviews, evaluating and negotiating job offers, follow-up letters, and managing the first 100 days of the new job. As a unique feature, the book provides email service for resume checking and evaluation with fast turn-around, in addition to presenting many samples and tips on resume and letter writing. With these, and the interesting case studies that include readers in the lives of real paralegals in their daily work activities, this guide will assist many in their goals for achieving success in their paralegal job search.

Certified Paralegal Review Manual: A Practical Guide to CP Exam Preparation

Certified Paralegal Review Manual: A Practical Guide to CP Exam Preparation

  • Author: Virginia Koerselman Newman
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1305172051
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 607
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Prepare for success on the Certified Paralegal (CP) Examination with the only comprehensive review manual prepared in partnership with the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Whether you are an experienced paralegal professional or new to the profession, CERTIFIED PARALEGAL REVIEW MANUAL: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CP EXAM PREPARATION, 4E offers an indispensable resource for preparing to take the CP Exam administered by NALA . New material covers the latest areas of paralegal practice and technology while detailing the most recent changes in the CP Exam. New examples, extensive outlines, realistic practice tests, and helpful exam tips prepare you for the exam. After an unmatched overview of test essentials, this complete manual dedicates full chapters to examine specific content areas of the test. You'll find the skills and best practices you need achieve your best on today's CP exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Organizations for Paralegals, Fifth Edition

Business Organizations for Paralegals, Fifth Edition

  • Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • ISBN: 0735576289
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 718
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Business Organizations for Paralegals thoroughly covers all the various types of business organizations, providing a solid and up-to-the minute understanding of each entity. There is more in-depth treatment of Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies than in any other text, and an entire chapter is devoted to securities regulation. Designed for the paralegal student, Business Organizations for Paralegals relies on a clear and direct presentation, and each chapter includes features--both conventional and Internet-based--that help students prepare for real-life paralegal work. The massively revised Sixth Edition features new and updated charts demonstrating key principles of business organizations. The content reflects major developments such as the new social enterprises that combine profit-making with social good; the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010; new trends in corporate governance; and the impact of new algorithmic or high-frequency trading of stocks as well as the part it may have played in the Wall Street flash crash of 2010. Proposed revisions to securities regulations that would make raising capital easier for smaller companies (e.g. crowdfunding) is covered as well as the trend toward reverse mergers to avoid regulatory oversight. Other new topics include the continuing effect of the 2008 financial crisis, new constituency statutes, and new DB(k) retirement plans.Features: thorough and up-to-date treatment of all types of business organizations the nature of the entityformation and dissolutiontax consequencesclear presentation designed for the paralegal student a section explaining the tasks performed by paralegalsa guide to both conventional and Internet resources forms, discussion questions, and summary of key featuresuseful exhibits, charts, and key terms more in-depth treatment of Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies than other textsan entire chapter devoted to securities regulation sample forms integrated throughout the textWeb resources Practice Tips in each chapterInternet questions, requiring students to access websites they will use on the jobThoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition features: new social enterprises that combine profit-making with social good the financial crisis of 2008 and its continuing effectsDodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 new trends in corporate governancethe SEC's notice and access rules e-proxy provisionselecting directors by majority rather than plurality vote new algorithmic or high-frequency trading of stocks and the part it may have played in the Wall Street flash crash of 2010 proposed revision to securities regulations to make raising capital easier for smaller companies, e.g. crowdfunding the trend toward reverse mergers to avoid regulatory oversight constituency statutes that require directors to consider more than pure profit new DB(k) retirement plans

Tort Law for Paralegals, Third Edition

Tort Law for Paralegals, Third Edition

  • Author: Neal R. Bevans
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
  • ISBN: 0735578737
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 487
  • View: 741
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Students whose instructors useTort Law for Paralegals, Third Edition, will come away from their Torts course with a true understanding of Tortsandwhat it is like to practice in the real world. The easy-to-read and engaging style of experienced author Neal Bevans utilizes numerous examples and illustrations to provide an in-depth discussion of tort law, combined with a solid foundation in the practicalities of daily legal work.Key features that make this text a resounding success include:broad coverage of all the key topics in tort lawthat paralegals need to know coverage ofpractical skillsthat include working in a law firm, assessing cases for settlement value, investigating claims, billing hours, and evaluating insurance policiesemphasis on ethical issueswith a separate section on ethics at the end of each chapterone hypothetical casethat runs through all the chapters, providing continuity to the material and a vehicle for illustrating various points in a coherent frameworkforms and court documents relevant to the hypothetical caseincluded in the appendixa robust Instructor’s Manualthat includes a test bank, lesson plans, suggested syllabi, web resources, and additional assignments a CD with ancillaries, including PowerPoint slidesThe well-developed, highly teachable pedagogy of this concise text includes:chapter objectivesto open each chapter“Issue at a Glance”boxes in each chapter that summarize important legal conceptsmarginal definitionsnumerousfigures, tables, and diagramscase excerptsthat discuss legal theory and practical applications“Skills You Need in the Real World”sections in each chapter that highlight particular paralegal skills, ranging from locating expert witnesses to creating a trial notebook to billing time in a file“Life of a Paralegal”sections that profile paralegals working in the field references towebsitesthat assist students in gathering more informationadditional forms and court documentsat the end of each chapterKey Terms, Review Questions, andApplying What You Have LearnedexercisesRefinements to the Third Edition include:web resourcesandcase excerptsalong with other developments in the law, that have been updated throughout the bookassignmentsandexercisesthat have been revised to reflect the author’s experience teaching from the book

How to Lease Space in Shopping Centers

How to Lease Space in Shopping Centers

A Guide for Small Business Owners

  • Author: Barry Fleisher
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595282636
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 140
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This complete manual guides you through every step of leasing a space in any shopping center. Learn how the shopping center business works, how to find the best location, and how to get the best rent deal. Find out how to: § Negotiate successfully with leasing agents § Exploit specialty leasing opportunities: carts, kiosks and temporary leases § Understand your total rent and negotiate a better rent deal § Reduce your Overage Rent or Percentage Rent § Understand your Common Area Maintenance (CAM) fees and see how to reduce those expensive costs § Avoid those hidden and expensive lease charges § Get those special lease clauses to protect your business investment in the future § Improve your chances at success with better lease terms and lower rent Draw on the author's 20 years of experience to improve the terms of your shopping center lease. This book brings you valid and proven methods of getting better lease terms, whether you are a first-timer renting your first space, or an experienced retailer seeking ways to reduce your rent expenses on your next lease.

Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals

Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals

  • Author: Emily Lynch Morissette
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
  • ISBN: 0735569576
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 381
  • View: 8441
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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsis a highly teachable new textbook that balances substantive and practical coverage to prepare students to work as personal injury paralegals. Emphasizing medical information specifically related to personal injury law, Emily Lynch Morissette provides consistently clear writing, examples drawn from experience, and myriad teaching devices to convey a working understanding of the role of the paralegal in personal injury cases.Providing both foundational information on torts and the skill development needed to work as a personal injury paralegal, this text features: complete coverage of the AAfPE’s Model Tort Law syllabus logically organized substantive topics that begin with an introduction to the concept of torts and move through each element of negligence, followed by medical malpractice as a type of negligence, intentional torts, and Worker’s Compensation. practice-based topics that examine how to discover medical records, tort discovery, and litigationAn Introduction to Medicinein the Appendix an emphasis on medical information specifically related to personal injury — such as how to obtain and understand medical records a wealth of clear and accessible examples fact-based exercises using real-life scenarios consistent and hard-working pedagogy, including: Chapter Objectives marginal definitions tables and figures case summaries ethics topics Chapter Summaries review questions Web links detailed Instructor's Manual that includes sample syllabi, answers to all review questions and exercises, and a Test Bank Take a look at the new Torts book for paralegals that offers complete coverage of substantive torts topics while underscoring the specific skills critical to the work of a personal injury paralegal:Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsby Emily Lynch Morissette.

Handbook for paralegals

Handbook for paralegals

  • Author: Paralegal Support Network
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 230
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Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals

Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals

  • Author: Marlene A. Maerowitz,Thomas A. Mauet
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
  • ISBN: 0735563888
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 503
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The new edition of Maerowitz and Mauet's Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals gives students a complete explanation of California specific litigation. Clearly written with the student in mind, the text makes the material accessible while the accompanying workbook and forms put theory into practice. These features make this text an appealing choice: * offers a complete understanding of the litigation process from the time the client walks into the office through trial and post-judgment, including settlements and alternative forms of resolutions * balanced approach neither oversimplifies the litigation process, nor clouds the educational course with excessive information * pedagogical aids such as bold-faced terms defined in the glossary; examples; charts and checklists; sample documents; chapter overviews and summaries; and review questions are featured throughout the text * tailored to the California rules with each chapter referencing the specific California statute where more information can be found, and California forms included throughout * provides opportunities for the instructor to pick and choose which areas to emphasize * a workbook on CD accompanies the text and includes five case scenarios based on California law along with associated Judicial Council forms to be used as practical exercises * Instructor's Manual provides answers to the questions posed in the workbook and book, as well as a test bank of questions that include true-false, short answer and essay questions so that the instructor can choose the type of test to give. Projects for research and writing, sample forms, and suggested course outlines are also included Changes to the Third Edition include: * chapters on motions and discovery tools have been broken down into separate sections so that they are both easier for the student to understand and digest, and easier for the instructor to teach * depositions, interrogatories, and document production have been included and demurrers, motions to strike, and summary judgment have been broken out into separate sections * more information included on litigation management systems and how to use such systems to index and retrieve documents in large cases * reflects most recent changes in the California rules This student-friendly text offers a teachable approach to the subject of California litigation. the content is neither oversimplified nor saturated with excess information which allows for a smooth introduction. Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals, Third Edition offers a complete understanding of the litigation process, allowing students to walk away with a firm understanding of the complete picture.

A Practical Introduction to Paralegal Studies

A Practical Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Strategies for Success

  • Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • ISBN: 0735569479
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 452
  • View: 3986
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* COMPANION WEBSITE www.aspenparalegaled.com/bouchoux_practicalintro2 ( Contact your Aspen Representative for more information about these resources.) Bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world, respected author Deborah E. Bouchoux offers this thorough exploration of the entire paralegal profession, as well as a specific inventory of what students will be expected to know, and the tasks they will be expected to perform, as working paralegals in law office and other legal environments. This concise yet thorough orientation to the work of the paralegal provides : practical guidance for transferring and applying classroom lessons to the law office environment logical three-section organization: making connections between study skills, the paralegal profession, and the American legal system connecting paralegal research, analysis, and writing to the tasks of interviewing and investigations looking at the tasks of the working paralegal, different types of law practice, the law office environment, strategies for career development (including resume preparation, job interview preparation, and job resignations), and techniques for succeeding in the workplace topical coverage that closely adheres to the nature of paralegal work: effective ways to improve note taking how to respond to ethical misconduct in the workplace common blunders when using e-mail cultivating listening skills best practices for timekeeping and billing pedagogical devices that enhance learning, such as chapter overviews, key terms, marginal definitions, website references, case illustrations, practice tips, and chapter summaries research task exercises and Internet-based exercises in each chapter that mirror those performed by the working paralegal comprehensive teaching package that includes: Instructor's Manual with sample syllabi, chapter outlines, answers to all end-of-chapter discussion and research questions, additional practice exercises Test Bank with more than 400 questions PowerPoint slides Updated throughout, with new Case Illustrations, Discussion Questions, and Internet Closing Argument Assignments, the Second Edition offers: an overview of recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding the production of electronically stored information discussion of class action suits and multidistrict litigation a review of new electronic tools used in law firms discussion of cutting-edge topics, such as electronically existing metadata and its implications for attorney-client privilege, and whether legal blawgs constitute advertising a fresh look at professional appearance, demeanor, and etiquette in the workplace new and updated information on salary trends, popular paralegal fields, billable hour requirements, and more Emphasizing practical skills and the role of the paralegal, Deborah E. Bouchoux shines a light on the paralegal profession by showing students what paralegals actually do. *Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law & Business at 800.529.7545 or [email protected]

The Best Law Schools' Admissions Secrets

The Best Law Schools' Admissions Secrets

The Essential Guide from Harvard's Former Admissions Dean

  • Author: Joyce Curll
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1402231997
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 272
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The ULTIMATEInsider Information on How to STAND OUTand GET ADMITTED! When trying to beat the tough law school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)? No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Joyce Putnam Curll, former Dean of Admissions for Harvard Law School. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secrets is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms. Joyce Putnam Curll gives you all the tips and techniques you need to stay ahead, including: Preparing your application What sets law schools apart Behind the scenes of the admissions process Taking the LSAT Handling the cost Planning your career And much more No other law school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secretsis sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.

The Paralegal Professional

The Paralegal Professional

  • Author: Henry R. Cheeseman,Thomas F. Goldman
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 862
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Written by an award-winning author team,The Paralegal Professionalcombines a solid introduction to the paralegal profession with a thorough introduction to lawto provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to paralegal studies and the legal environment. It contains fully up-to-date and extensive coverage of technology in the law office, legal and business ethics, and diversity.A four-part organization thoroughly discusses the paralegal profession, the American legal system, substantive legal topics, and paralegal skills.For those preparing for successful careers as paralegals.

Paralegal Guide to Qualified Pension Plans Under ERISA

Paralegal Guide to Qualified Pension Plans Under ERISA

  • Author: Garrison Lee
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 527
  • View: 1783
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This complete guide helps any paralegal involved with tax-qualified pension plans become more conversant with the concepts embodied in ERISA - guiding you in becoming more proficient in applying ERISA's technical requirements to everyday tasks. The book helps the new ERISA practitioner get organized, take the initiative, think independently, and perform many of the standard tasks required to service clients' tax-qualified plans. For experienced ERISA practitioners, the book's content offers a fresh approach to organizing the usual tasks, suggests ways to improve habitual methods, and fills the occasional minor gaps in knowledge that ERISA practitioners have inevitably have even when working in well-known territory. Also included is an IBM-compatible disk with forms for all types of pension, health, and welfare plans.

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Basic Bankruptcy Law Paral 5e

  • Author: Buchbinder
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780735539761
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 160
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Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Introduction to Paralegal Studies

A Critical Thinking Approach

  • Author: Katherine A. Currier,Thomas E. Eimermann
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780735502765
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 494
  • View: 9068
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Written by Katherine Currier and Tom Eimermann, authors of the critically acclaimed Introduction to Law for Paralegals, "Introduction to Paralegal Studies: " A Critical Thinking Approach offers a comprehensive and intelligent overview designed for introductory paralegal courses focused on basic legal concepts and paralegal skills. Students and teachers alike will find the book offers a clear and logical organization that enhances accessibility. Readers will find a number of special features: -- This comprehensive and intelligent overview is carefully designed for introductory paralegal courses focused on basic legal concepts and paralegal skills. -- The book's thoughtful presentation teaches students how to use and analyze what they have learned -- actively teaching critical thinking skills through excellent analysis and examples. -- The clear, logical organization is divided into three parts: The American Legal System, Legal Analysis, and Paralegal Skills. -- The book is accompanied by a helpful Instructor's Manual, an extensive Test Bank, and PowerPoint slides. Featuring outstanding pedagogy, the text provides: -- charts and other graphics -- discussion questions -- hypothetical cases to place concepts in the context of real situations -- legal reasoning exercises -- review questions -- definitions in the margins of the text -- ethics alerts and practice tips -- a comprehensive glossary

The Paralegal's Guide to Family Law and Practice

The Paralegal's Guide to Family Law and Practice

  • Author: Grace A. Luppino,Justine Fitzgerald Miller
  • Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: 9780139011252
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 537
  • View: 2034
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This textbook for paralegal students discusses the theory behind family law as well as its practice, with particular emphasis on the divorce process. A sampling of topics includes prenuptial agreements, same-sex marriage, alimony, child custody, restraining orders, visitation, child support, and sta

Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals

Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals

  • Author: Therese A. Cannon
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
  • ISBN: 0735568049
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 469
  • View: 9471
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Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals provides complete coverage of legal ethics tailored to the needs of the practicing paralegal. Now in its fifth edition, Therese Cannon's authoritative and highly successful textbook continues to provide paralegal students with invaluable insights into the ethical principles they will face in practice. Among the attributes that make this text so effective: comprehensive coverage of all the major areas of legal ethics, placing special emphasis on how the rules affect paralegals authoritative presentation combined with clear and readable text and effective pedagogy. Each chapter begins with an overview, followed by well-written text in a well-organized format. Key terms are introduced in italics. Review questions reinforce the material. discussion questions, hypotheticals, research and other outside assignments provide depth and practice in applying the rules each chapter includes landmark cases on paralegals and other cases that demonstrate how the principles and rules are applied useful appendices provide the text of paralegal association ethics codes that are referenced throughout the book the book is easily adaptable to courses of different lengths and can be used in other paralegal courses for supplementary ethics coverage across the curriculum teaching package includes an Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and PowerPoint slides The Fifth Edition has been enhanced with: new rules and cases, including changes in ABA Model Rules and new cases on supervision, UPL, confidentiality, conflicts, competence and litigation new assignments and research projectsmore hypotheticals suitable for use in class discussions or as assignments added to discussion questions expanded Instructor's Manual that includes a Test Bank Web site that has links to state-specific ethics rules, ethics opinions and guidelines Written by the highly respected legal educator, Therese Cannon, there is no text comparable to Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals for teaching professional responsibility to paralegal students.