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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
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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.

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.

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: 1285162587
  • 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.

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
  • View: 1945
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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."

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.

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
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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

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

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.

Handbook for paralegals

Handbook for paralegals

  • Author: Paralegal Support Network
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 230
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