The Paralegal Handbook

The Paralegal Handbook

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This practical guide provides a framework for the paralegal profession - how it is defined, how paralegals are utilized, professional organizations, ethical guidelines, and important issues facing the profession. It includes practical information for drafting resumes and preparing for interviews, as well as job search strategies. In addition, this book incorporates articles on a number of ethical and professional issues, written by various contributors, to provide readers with diverse opinions on current issues in the paralegal profession. It is the only book that provides all this information in one source.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 200.66 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 748.42g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 076680772X
  • 9780766807723

Table of contents

Chapter 1: What is a Paralegal? Chapter 2: Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Chapter 3: Professional Associations and Organizations. Chapter 4: Certification and Special Exams. Chapter 5: Issues Facing the Profession. Chapter 6: The Private Law Firm. Chapter 7: Alternative Types of Employment. Chapter 8: Resume & Interview Workshop. Chapter 9: Internship Documents.
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Chapter 1: What is a Paralegal? Chapter 2: Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Chapter 3: Professional Associations and Organizations. Chapter 4: Certification and Special Exams. Chapter 5: Issues Facing the Profession. Chapter 6: The Private Law Firm. Chapter 7: Alternative Types of Employment. Chapter 8: Resume & Interview Workshop. C hapter 9: Internship Documents.
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About Terry Hull

Terry L. Hull, JD, is director of the Lawyer's Assistant Program at Southwest Texas State University and is a frequent speaker at legal seminars. In addition, she has written for professional journals on paralegal issues.
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