The Pocket Guide to Legal Writing

Author: William H. Putman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401865976
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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 Ethics

Author: Angela Schneeman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285961277
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics is a concise, comprehensive guide to the rules of ethics for paralegal students and working paralegals. Focusing on the key rules of ethics, the text reviews the rules of ethics that attorneys are subject to and how those rules may apply to paralegals. In addition, Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics includes useful information tailored specifically for paralegals, including tips for ethical behavior, real-world advice and ethical guidance provided by various paralegal associations. Topical areas address in this resource include providing competent diligent representation of the client; maintaining integrity and public respect for the legal profession; avoiding the unauthorized practice of law; confidentiality; conflicts of interest; fees and financial matters; advertising and solicitation. The easy-to-use format, including checklists, charts, tables, and FAQs in each chapter make Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics a quick reference book that students will want to take from the classroom to the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paralegal Today The Legal Team at Work

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305854926
Format: PDF, Docs
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Succeed in your course and your career as a paralegal with PARALEGAL TODAY: THE LEGAL TEAM AT WORK. This updated Seventh Edition shows you how current technology and social media tools are used in practice, while helping you develop an understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in today's legal environment. Real-world examples, practical applications, ethical dilemmas, hands-on assignments, and an entire chapter on paralegal careers (with salary information) prepare you to meet the challenges of today's paralegal working environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Drafting International Agreements in Legal English

Author: Edward W. Daigneault
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041131614
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Any document leaving the desk of a lawyer, company officer or, for that matter, any other person may have legal consequences. This implies a tremendous range of documents. For simplicity and acknowledging the most practical use as employed by non-native speakers, the examples used in this manual focus on the contents of documents having a commercial impact, particularly those establishing a contractual relationship. Even so, practical guidelines presented in this pocket guide, should result in all legal writing, being brief, clear and precise. New in the 2nd edition: Working steps in Legal Drafting Enlarged collection of specimen contracts An extremely useful tool for everyone who has to avoid dangerous legal or "painful" consequences that result from wrong wording! The author practised law in Canada and is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales. He has worked for international organisations and lectured extensively throughout Europe and Asia. He currently practises law in Vienna, Austria as a solicitor and established European lawyer, and teaches at the law faculty of the University of Vienna.

Architect s Legal Pocket Book

Author: Matthew Cousins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0080966039
Format: PDF, Docs
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A little book that's big on information. The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand the law and where to go for further information. This book covers a wide range of subjects focused on the UK including building legislation and the Localism Bill, negligence, liability, planning policy and development, listed buildings, party wall legislation and rights of light. Illustrated with clear diagrams and featuring key cases, this pocket book is an invaluable source of practical information and a comprehensive guide of the current law for architects. The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is written in a format that has already proved hugely popular throughout the construction industry and is a book no architect should be without.

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.