Paralegal Careers

Paralegal Careers

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Written with the insight of a former paralegal, this easy-to-read book provides in-depth information on the paralegal profession. It includes types of employers, discussions of paralegal specialties where significant growth is expected, current salaries and benefits, and information on finding a paralegal position. Interviews with working paralegals, practical paralegal tips, and internet references and resources make this book an excellent reference.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 214.9 x 236.7 x 18.5mm | 676.8g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766809501
  • 9780766809505

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Paralegal Profession. Chapter 2: Paralegal Employers. Chapter 3: Paralegal Specialities. Chapter 4: Paralegal Salaries and Benefits. Chapter 5: Paralegal Associations. Chapter 6: Paralegal Regulation. Chapter 7: Skills and Personal Traits of Successful Paralegals. Chapter 8: Your Job Search. Appendix A: State Adopted Definitions of the Terms Paralegal and Legal Assistant. Appendix B: How to Choose a Paralegal Program. Appendix C: Directory of Paralegal Associations. Appendix D: NALA''s Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Legal Assistants. Appendix E: National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Guidelines for Enforcement. Appendix F: Sample Resumes. Appendix G: Sample Cover Letters. Glossary. Index.show more

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Chapter 1: The Paralegal Profession. Chapter 2: Paralegal Employers. Chapter 3: Paralegal Specialities. Chapter 4: Paralegal Salaries and Benefits. Chapter 5: Paralegal Associations. Chapter 6: Paralegal Regulation. Chapter 7: Skills and Personal Traits of Successful Paralegals. Chapter 8: Your Job Search. Appendix A: State Adopted Definitions of the Terms Paralegal and Legal Assistant. Appendix B: How to Choose a Paralegal Program. Appendix C: Directory of Paralegal Associations. Appendix D: NALA's Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Legal Assistants. Appendix E: National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Guidelines for Enforcement. Appendix F: Sample Resumes. Appendix G: Sample Cover Letters. Glossary. Index.show more

About Angela Schneeman

Angela Schneeman is a writer, research specialist, and freelance paralegal. She has worked for law firms, corporate legal departments, and a major accounting firm. The author of five paralegal textbooks, Ms. Schneeman received her Legal Assistant Certificate and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Legal Studies from the University of Minnesota.show more

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