• Legal Studies
    LE/RRTFB%20CHAPTER%204.pdf?OpenElement There is no predominate state paralegal association or organization in Florida. Instead there are four different associations that provide continuing educational services for paralegals and legal assistants. Each association provides different services and...
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  • IT firm
    A couple of years ago, a controversial essay-writing company caused a storm when it broadened its services to assisting wannabe lawyers with their traineeship applications. Behind the consequent stern warnings issued to students against resorting to paid-for assistance, and a suggestion from a senior...
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  • My Future Career
    have chosen a career as a paralegal. This is a field that I expect will be both challenging as well as professionally rewarding. As a paralegal, I will assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services (National Association of Legal Assistants, 2008). A career in paralegal studies is a prestigious,...
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  • LAWYERS – THEIR ROLES
    provide legal advice and represent their client through written legal advice. Their role is to translate their clients turn of events into legal arguments that will appeal and persuade the courts to get the best result for their client. Barristers first need to train for about three or four years depending...
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  • APOL 104
    Biblical Worldview Essay Introduction Before you can decide how to implement God’s image into your profession, you must understand what that image is. Genesis 1:27 tells us that we are created in His image. God is love and the verses that comes to mind is 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, “Love is patient...
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  • Law & Legal Courework
    clients in court and through written legal advice. The job of a barrister is to translate and structure their client's view of events into legal arguments and to make persuasive representations which obtain the best possible outcome for their client. a qualifying law degree, or an undergraduate degree...
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  • core
     Core Assessment Essay Joseph Gonzalez CJ100 Introduction to the Administration of Justice Carl Lewke 16 July 2011 The local law enforcement agencies serve the public in many ways. After having conducted an interview with a true professional in this field, I can attest to...
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  • Ethics
    obligations. Why should a paralegal learn about the ethical obligations of lawyers? When a client hires an attorney, every person who works with the attorney on the client’s case, including the paralegal, has the same ethical obligations that the attorney has. For example, an attorney must not disclose...
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  • Bankruptcy Law - 1
    One of the responsibilities as a paralegal is to conduct research. There is a list of basic and useful resources for practitioners and law students to utilize in researching a bankruptcy. The primary sources are Statues, Rules and Cases. The secondary Sources are Bankruptcy Treatises, Internet Sources...
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  • Unathurzied Practice of Law
    supervising attorney could lose his/her license. Paralegals are bound by the same ethics rule that attorneys are under the ABA. Some ways they can violate the practice of law would be an individual holding themselves as an attorney when they are paralegals, giving legal advice as an attorney would, or...
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  • Common Law Newsletter
    Gearey Birkbeck April 2007 HOW TO WRITE AN EXAM ESSAY Planning and structuring your answer 1. Your answer must be a coherent development of an argument that has a clear introduction and conclusion. Every sentence that you write must build your argument and respond directly to the question that you have...
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  • Law notes 122
    being made. Members must have common issues. Claims of class members must involve similar (but not necessarily identical) questions of fact or law. Examples Class members are all suing the same defendant in relation to the same product line or service in relation to the defendant’s employment practices ...
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  • Legal Ethical Violations
    Ethical Violations, Final Essay The often violated rule of confidentiality to our former and current clients is one where only a small amount of professional irresponsibility can destroy a client’s case and a firm’s reputation. The paralegal’s actions in question here, by ethical standards, are...
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  • A Comprehensive Analysis of the American Litigation Process
    the entry of judgment at the conclusion of the lawsuit—is governed by detailed rules (Richardson, Elizabeth and Milton Regan, Civil Litigation for Paralegals, p. 5). There are various sets of rules that must be followed. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of...
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  • Counteranalysis
    anticipating of argument that is likely to be raised by opponent as a respond to your analysis. Argument that is brought as a result of other argument is called counterargument. We need to research and find every possible counterargument that can be presented as an answer on legal argument. There are several...
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  • Sleeping During a Class
    should be given the proper respect and courtesies as an instructor that’s giving a class. That is trying to help me professionally to do my job as a paralegal for an attorney in the future. It boils down to doing the right thing and treat others how you would like to be treated. If I was to be giving a class...
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  • Critically Thinking
    evaluating the claims made by others and organizing, presenting, and putting into writing my own arguments. Critical thinking also enhanced anyone problem-solving and decision-making skills. I was a paralegal in the United States Navy that really required problem solving and decision making. I handled personal...
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  • Ethics Study Guide
    working under the direct supervision of an attorney (some states allow—certain qualifications must be met by the law-student); in some jurisdictions paralegals are allowed to make appearances for their attorney in uncontested matters; non-lawyers can also self-represent themselves in court, if the court...
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  • Reflection on Counselor at Law and Law and Pop Culture
    From this week’s reading, I read a lot about lawyers. My mom is a paralegal for a small firm. Her firm has two lawyers and I didn’t know that “mega firms” existed that have hundreds of working lawyers. A lawyer’s life seems hectic enough without being a part of a mega firm. I would never be able...
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  • Career Guide
    to become a lawyer, one must have a high school diploma or a GED, a bachelor’s degree (the recommended majors are Environmental Studies, History, Paralegal Studies, Political Science, Government, Pre-Law, Psychology, General Science, Technology, Society, and Social Sciences,), a law degree, and to pass...
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