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Civil Procedure & Litigation: A Practical Approach (Paralegal)

Civil Procedure & Litigation: A Practical Approach (Paralegal)
Author: Jack S. Emery - Linda L. Edwards - J. Stanley Edwa
ISBN 13: 9780314126368
ISBN 10: 314126368
Edition: 1
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2000-01-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 768
List Price: $171.95

An engaging story line unfolds chapter by chapter as this book takes a step-by-step approach to preparing a case for trial. It discusses procedural traps that can ensnare the unprepared litigator, and provides space for readers to write in their local and state rules and procedures. This book offers easy-to-follow "workshops" with information regarding the creation of documents and other tasks required by litigation paralegals. Included throughout the book are technical tips, ethical considerations, and pra


This text provides students with the tools needed to begin work in the paralegal field. The first eight chapters overview the civil litigation process, introduce terminology, and explain basic concepts. Next, 19 workshops explore specific subjects, such as the preparation of a motion, the drafting and serving of a complaint, paper flow in a litigation office, the serving of court papers, discovery, depositions and working with witnesses, the drafting of a response to a request for discovery, preparing for trial, and ethics and litigation. Step-by-step instructions and explanations accompany each task. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)