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ISBN-10 0132956144ISBN-13 9780132956147
ISBN-10 0-13-295604-7ISBN-13 978-0-13-295604-8
Author(s): Thomas F. Goldman; Henry R. Cheeseman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 624

For courses in Paralegal (Introduction), Legal Concepts for Paralegals, and Introduction to Law.

An engaging and practical introduction to the paralegal profession.

Written by an award-winning author team, The Paralegal Professional, Essentials 4e provides a solid foundation in substantive and procedural legal knowledge and analytical skills. Using chapter opening vignettes, ethical perspectives, advice from the field, and chapter exercises, it develops the real-world skills needed to be successful in a paralegal career. Substantive law chapters provide an overview of the most common individual legal areas of practice. The text brings paralegal practice alive and illuminates the roles and tasks paralegals assume in the legal working environment.


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