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NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 13th

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2015
ISBN: 9780314631657
Service #: 41609824
Pages: 790
Shelf Space: 2 in.
Publication frequency: Biennially
Update method: Replacement volumes/binders

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NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 13th

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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) is available as well. An Instructor's Manual (419619) is not available for general sale, but is available to course instructors.