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NALS Basic Manual for the Legal Professional, 15th

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2019
ISBN: 9781539230816
Service #: 42478485
Pages: 812
Shelf Space: 2 in.
Publication Frequency: Varies
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NALS Basic Manual for the Legal Professional, 15th



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NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 15th, a guide for legal professionals, lays out legal principles and approved law office procedures for those who have previous experience in the legal fields. It assumes a working knowledge of legal terminology and law office procedure.

Chapters include:

  • Career development
  • Ethics
  • Law office management, computer information systems, and accounting
  • Legal writing and legal research
  • The courts and administrative agencies
  • Trial preparation, civil procedure, and criminal procedure
  • Torts, contracts, real estate transactions, landlord and tenant
  • Estate planning, estates, guardianships, and family law
  • Business organizations, bankruptcy, taxation, and arbitration
  • Environmental law, water law, and oil and gas law
  • Labor law, intellectual property law, pension and profit sharing plans, and workers’ compensation law
  • Admiralty and maritime law, antitrust law, and immigration law
  • Federal civil rights and employment discrimination laws

This text also includes easy-to-read charts, diagrams, and illustrations provides practical guidance on topics the successful lawyer’s assistant must address every day, as well as a bibliography, several glossaries, and index.

NALS Basic Manual for the Lawyer's Assistant, 15th is the required text for the NALS Virtual Legal Training Course and the Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) Exam. A Student Study Guide (419631) and an Instructor's Manual (419619) are not available for general sale, but are available to course instructors.