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ISBN-13 9780135114766ISBN-10 0135114764
ISBN-10 0137052685ISBN-13 9780137052684
Author(s): Hillary J. Michaud,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 368

For courses in Introduction to Paralegal Studies.

This cost-effective text is a complete introduction to paralegal studies covering the paralegal profession, the American legal system, legal ethics, legal specialty areas, and professional responsibility. Using an innovative text/video format, it captures the essence of the field through the eyes, words and experiences of practicing paralegals. Each chapter features text and video interviews with working professionals that not only introduce the field, but also show how-to do specific paralegal tasks. Each chapter includes pertinent information on statutes, case law and ethical rules and ends with extensive chapter assignments that reinforce content and teach paralegal skills.