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The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach

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Author: McCord, James W. H.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 6

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 608

Release Date: 01-01-2016

Details: Product Description Succeed in your course and prepare for your paralegal career with THE LITIGATION PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, SIXTH EDITION. Combining theories and principles of law with practical skills, this engaging, highly visual text includes numerous forms, checklists, and online resources in the context of the law office. The book covers the latest electronic discovery issues and the associated ethical and practical responsibilities of the paralegal. It also includes a wide range of new and updated cases, practical tips, assignments, key terms, and study questions to help you master the content. Review �The examples and exhibits in this text are excellent. They are not only excellent teaching tools, but good references for working paralegals.� �Discovery - The chapters on the discovery process are some of the best I have read. They are the best chapters in this text.� �Paralegal Handbook - This is a great introduction, not only to the study of litigation but to what it means to be a paralegal. Many of my students in their first semester want to work in the law but do not really know what a paralegal can do. This is a good resource for them.� �The McCord text is superior in its logical organization and grouping of topics. It has a concise writing style and wealth of examples and exhibits.� About the Author James McCord is an experienced trial attorney in criminal law, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and a member of the Wisconsin and Kentucky Bar Associations. A frequent speaker at legal conferences, he is the author of several books and articles on the paralegal profession and practice. Professor McCord is a past president of the American Association for Paralegal Education, a former member of the American Bar Association Legal Assistant Program Approval Commission, and included in "Who�s Who in Law." Pamela R. Tepper is presently the Solicitor General of the Virgin Islands. She manages the Solicitor General Division of the Virgin Islands Department of Justice, which focuses on appeals, contracts, habeas corpus challenges and employment issues. She formerly served as the Deputy Solicitor General of this department, where she managed the section�s contracts, appeals and special projects. From 2000 to 2008, Ms. Tepper was the Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. For more than 20 years, Ms. Tepper has taught in several paralegal programs, including the Southeastern Paralegal Institute and Southern Methodist University programs in Dallas, Texas; The University of Texas, Arlington; and the University of the Virgin Islands. In addition to this textbook, Ms. Tepper has authored THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, BASIC LEGAL WRITING FOR PARALEGALS, LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING and TEXAS LEGAL RESEARCH. She has also co-authored THE LITGATION PARALEGAL. Ms. Tepper graduated from Hamilton College with a B.A and earned her J.D. at New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and the Virgin Islands. She also practices in the Virgin Islands District Court and Federal Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 8.1 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English