Civil Litigation

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Cengage Learning, Jun 3, 2008 - Law - 672 pages
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Civil Litigation, fifth edition, combines the principles of litigation practice with practical applications that are geared especially to help paralegal students understand their role in the litigation field. The text provides information and the critical skills necessary for any area of legal practice. The text contains numerous sample legal documents, a new CD-ROM full of study and practice materials, and guidance to useful Web Sites that paralegal students can use as reference tools throughout their careers.
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This edition of Civil Litigation is a great learning and informational textbook for student paralegals and law students. It's an easy read and it provides the reader with options to reference information from sources outside the textbook.
James W. Preston, Sr.
Director, Justice & Mediation Service Center
Washington, D.C.

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About the author (2008)

Joanne Banker Hames, J.D., is a retired paralegal coordinator and full-time instructor for the paralegal program at DeAnza Community College in Cupertino, California. She is currently a part-time instructor at the school. She earned her J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar in January 1972. She has been an active member since that time. For several years Ms. Hames was employed as an attorney in a busy litigation law firm. During that time she was involved in all aspects of civil litigation, including pre-trial preparation, jury trials and appeals. For the past 14 years she has been involved primarily in paralegal education. She taught at Santa Clara University Paralegal Institute before joining DeAnza Community College.

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