The Pocket Guide to Legal Writing

Author: William Putman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401865976
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Pocket Guide to Legal Writing is designed as a desk book for use by practicing paralegals, legal assistants, attorneys, and students. It is a reference book that allows the user to quickly obtain the answer to many commonly encountered writing questions concerning the following subjects: sentence and paragraph drafting, word selection and usage, spelling, numbers, grammar, punctuation, legal citation, legal correspondence, legal research memoranda, and court briefs. It also includes a chapter on the location of various non fee-based internet and other computer based legal research sources. In addition is a chapter discussing the various time deadlines under federal rules of civil and criminal procedure. The book is color coded so information may be easily located and designed to lie flat on a desk next to a computer. It is written in a non technical manner and designed so that it is easy to understand and use by anyone working in a law office. It includes checklist for use in conjunction with the various types of legal writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocket Guide to Legal Research

Author: William H. Putman
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781418053765
Format: PDF, Docs
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Designed as a comprehensive resource, The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is a desk reference for use by paralegal students, practicing paralegals, legal assistants, and attorneys. The easy to understand format allows the user to quickly obtain the answer to many commonly encountered research questions regarding case, statutory, secondary authority, Internet research, and legal citation. Complete with a glossary of relevant legal research, and appendices covering court opinion, elements of statute, and a research source chart; The Pocket Guide to Legal Research is the most comprehensive guide available on legal research. Written in a non-technical manner, this book will ease the transition from student to professional, and will remain a valuable resource in a legal setting.

Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454881755
Format: PDF, Docs
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Noted author Deborah Bouchoux's Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing is a shorter legal research and writing text that provides a building-block approach to the fundamentals of legal research and writing. This clear, well-organized text is designed for the introductory legal research and writing course for paralegal students. Bouchoux covers Legal Research and Legal Writing in a concise and pragmatic manner, making it ideal for abbreviated legal research and writing courses and online courses. All-new research assignments in each chapter give students practice with both conventional print resources and online sources. Helpful charts, diagrams, and sample pages from research resources help students understand complex topics. In addition, Practice Tips in each chapter offer realistic and helpful suggestions for workplace success and Ethics notes are included throughout the book. Using Shepard’s in Print Form, a Sample Legal Memorandum and a Sample Court Brief are included in the appendices. Key Features: New research assignments Chapter 3 (Statutory Law) includes a discussion of the new titles added to the United States Code Discussion of the new website GovInfo for free, official, and authenticated documents from all three branches of the government Discussion of new sources for conducting research, such as the Law Review Commons (Chapter 6), which provides free access to thousands of law review articles. Discussion of new tools such as Lexis for Microsoft Office and Thomson Reuters’s Drafting Assistant Extensively revised discussion of computer-assisted legal research in Chapter 8 New information on practical concerns in citing to the Internet in Chapter 9 Revamped discussion of citation form (Chapter 10) The information relating to Shepardizing using print volumes of Shepard’s has been moved from Chapter 11 to its own back-of-the-book Appendix Information on new research management tools such as Zotero, Juris-M, and Evernote An in-depth Instructor’s Manual includes an overview of the text, sample syllabi, tips on teaching strategies, chapter-by-chapter resource information, answer keys for all assignments, and a Test Bank.

Paralegal Practice Procedure Fourth Edition

Author: Deborah E. Larbalestrier
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101104791
Format: PDF
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The completely revised and updated fourth edition of the most trusted paralegal desk references on the market. Now fully revised and expanded: the bestselling desk reference for paralegals at any level. Each chapter has been completely updated to include the latest step-by-step instructions for every aspect of a paralegal's job, with new procedures, checklists, and resources throughout. Topics covered include: ? Paralegal ethics ? Training programs ? Court systems and court procedures ? Federal court practice and procedures ? Pretrial practice and procedure ? Legal research tools ? Electronic trial preparation procedures In addition to the general resources that will be of value to every paralegal, this guide also includes detailed information on practice and procedures for working in specialty law firms.

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Author: Maxine A Goldman
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803620519
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.

A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors

Author: H. Edmund Bergeron
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471758493
Format: PDF
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Pulling from his 30+ years of experience running his own engineering and surveying services firm, Ed Bergeron gathers, in concise, practical, and often amusing writing, all the information an engineer or surveyor needs to know to grow their career, expand their business, manage staff and projects, understand the financial and legal aspects of their work, and conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner when dealing with clients and colleagues. Both the fields of surveying and engineering are making strides towards advancing their stature by increasingly requiring licensure, expanding continuing education offerings, and adding elements of professional practice into all levels of education. This book presents the skills that differentiate the technician from the professional, and will serve as a tool for the advancement of the profession.

The Screenwriter s Legal Guide

Author: Stephen Breimer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581159978
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This authoritative guide will help both fledgling and established writers to negotiate the best deal, protect their work, and get fair compensation for it. One of the most powerful entertainment lawyers in Hollywood provides easy-to-understand, expert advice on all the legal issues involved in the business of screenwriting. He gives an enlightening explanation of the screenwriter's position in the industry and then provides a thorough discussion of contracts, options, and working with agents and lawyers. This book shows screenwriters what to give up as a lost cause and what to hold out for.

DocuNotes

Author: Cherie Rebar
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803623364
Format: PDF, Docs
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The perfect guide to charting! The popular Davis’s Notes format makes sure that you always have the information you need close at hand to ensure your documentation is not only complete and thorough, but also meets the highest ethical and legal standards. You’ll even find coverage of the nuances that are relevant to various specialties, including pediatric, OB/GYN, psychiatric, and outpatient nursing.