The Texas Paralegal

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Cengage Learning, Dec 2, 2009 - Law - 432 pages
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A ground-breaking resource for paralegal instructors, The Texas Paralegal has made teaching critical state-specific material easier, and more organized, than ever. The book's unique approach works by providing students with the information, documents, and resources they need to understand the basic workings of Texas law, thereby eliminating the tedious instructor task of gathering this material piecemeal. Instead, the legwork is done for you -- the vital content is compiled into a single, handy resource that presents it in a practical, logical, and useful way. Coverage includes an overview of the paralegal profession, ethics, the legal system, research, and even a comprehensive legal dictionary - all as they pertain to Texas State laws and statutes. Packed with the most relevant concepts, and packaged in a user-friendly format, students will find this an invaluable reference throughout their academic and professional careers. Instructors will find that they can spend less time preparing to teach and more time teaching.
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Contents

Paralegal Employment
Ethics Paralegals and Attorneys
Legal System
Legal Research and Records Research
Procedure Some Basics
Sample Documents
Comprehensive Legal Dictionary
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

William Statsky is a member of both the ethics committee and the advisory council for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, as well as an instructor of online courses at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey. He is the author of numerous groundbreaking legal textbooks for paralegals and was a member of the transition team for then President-Elect Ronald Reagan. Mr. Statsky holds a master of law degree (LL.M) in urban affairs, as well as a juris doctorate degree (J.D.).

Lynn Crossett is the Director of the Legal Studies Program and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas State University in San Marcos. He serves on the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Committee and is a graduate of the University of Texas and Texas Tech University School of Law.

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