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NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 13th, a guide for legal professionals, lays out legal principles and approved law office procedures for those who have previous experience in the legal fields. It assumes a working knowledge of legal terminology and law office procedure, and includes chapters on: Career development Ethics Law office management, computer information systems, and accounting Legal writing and legal research The courts and administrative agencies Trial preparation, civil procedure, and criminal procedure Torts, contracts, real estate transactions, landlord and tenant Estate planning, estates, guardianships, and family law Business organizations, bankruptcy, taxation, and arbitration Environmental law, water law, and oil and gas law Labor law, intellectual property law, pension and profit sharing plans, and workers’ compensation law Admiralty and maritime law, antitrust law, and immigration law Federal civil rights and employment discrimination laws Easy-to-read charts, diagrams, and illustrations provides practical guidance on topics the successful lawyer’s assistant must address every day. A bibliography, several glossaries and index are also included.It is the required text for the NALS Legal Training Course and reference for the PLS and Professional Paralegal exams. A Student Study Guide (419631) and an Instructor's Manual (419619) are not available for general sale, but are available to course Instructors.
Number of Pages: 668
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Publisher: West Group
Street Date: April 11, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-9364
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