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Paralegal ethics and regulation

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Published by West Pub. Co. in Minneapolis/St. Paul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Legal assistants -- United States.,
    • Legal ethics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam P. Statsky.
      ContributionsStatsky, William P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF320.L4 S745 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1715752M
      ISBN 100314012095
      LC Control Number92018128
      OCLC/WorldCa26359200

      Ethical issues that may arise in the practice of environmental law are also explored. Licensed paralegals operate within a defined scope of practice, representing clients in matters such as provincial offenses traffic tickets, etc. The attorney you work for can face sanctions or even disbarment. While some books are required reading for many courses, other books are just good reading including one fiction book. Licensees must provide written proof of their compliance with this requirement to carry mandatory insurance before they begin providing legal services, as well as on an annual basis.

      The enumeration of these rules does not mean there are not others of equal importance although not specifically mentioned. A fundamental principle of legal ethics, reflected in the ABA's guidelines, states: "A lawyer's own interests should not be permitted to have an adverse effect on representation of a client. Focus is on creation of basic legal documents that meet professional standards. Since repealed and now also conducted by Licensed Conveyancers Undertaking probate law. Hopefully, in the end, you will decide that character counts.

      Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals : This is a highly successful text that provides paralegals with a comprehensive overview of the entire litigation process. Section a is fairly straightforward. Still, I did take Patrol Procedures, and civil liberties and ethics were covered heavily in the course. Following the Watergate era, law schools in the United States are also required to teach professional responsibility to students. Introduces concepts of contract formation, performance and non-performance, termination, breach, and remedies.


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