• Legal Studies
    pages. Works Citied: [1] Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. (Chapter 4), The Florida Bar., (2012). https://www.floridabar.org/TFB/TFBResources.nsf/Attachments/0A266C6138C4A15685256B29004BD617/$FILE/RRTFB%20CHAPTER%204.pdf?OpenElement There is no predominate state paralegal association or...
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  • IT firm
    uses lawyers at less elite firms. Doubts over the legal expertise of these "specialists" is compounded by the argument that a lawyer providing some of the services offered by OTC could risk breaching their professional conduct obligations (barristers, for example, must avoid conduct that would...
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  • My Future Career
    public sectors. In addition to private law firms, other organizations in the private sector employ paralegals (American Bar Association, 2011). Some examples include corporate legal departments, insurance companies, estate and trust departments of large banks, hospitals and health care organizations...
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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...
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  • LAWYERS – THEIR ROLES
    LAWYERS – THEIR ROLES BARRISTERS Barristers are the people that 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...
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  • Law & Legal Courework
    legal arguments and to make persuasive representations which obtain the best possible outcome for their client. a qualifying law degree, or an undergraduate degree in another subject followed by the Graduate Diploma in Law sometimes referred to as the Common Professional Exam. Entry to the Bar is...
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  • Ethics
    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 a client’s secrets to anyone. A paralegal working for...
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  • Unathurzied Practice of Law
    . fine. This may have been a very fine line but nowhere did she pretend to be a lawyer and in none of the forms did she represent herself as legal counsel. Another good example of possible UPL would be, You work in a corporation with a staff of paralegals and one lawyer that over sees all of you...
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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...
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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...
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  • Sleeping During a Class
    signing up there was going to be times where I wouldn’t want to listen, times where I’d be exhausted. Another important reason why I shouldn’t fall asleep during a class is because during those consolidated Paralegal training sessions. We are setting an example for everyone in our JAG office showing...
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  • Law notes 122
    certification phase, but he must show there is some basis in law and in fact for the claim 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...
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  • Critically Thinking
    skills in 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...
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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...
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  • A Comprehensive Analysis of the American Litigation Process
    litigation process—from the filing of the complaint to commence the lawsuit to 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...
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  • Ethics Study Guide
    Short Answer 1. A non-lawyer may appear in court if the non-lawyer is a law student 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...
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  • Economics
    , disability, and suffering. 1.2 Identify and describe the various factors that influence the demand for medical care. 1.3 Summarize the major arguments concerning how practitioners influence the supply of medical care. 2.1 Explain the observed patterns in the quantity and price of medical care...
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  • Welcome to Unit 3
    the Law An important fact for a paralegal professional to learn is that American law is flexible. The law is generally responsive to cultural, technological, economic, and social changes. Example Laws which are no longer viable—such as those that restricted the property rights of women—are often...
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  • Common Law Newsletter
    University of London - External Undergraduate Laws Programme COMMON LAW REASONING AND INSTITUTIONS NEWSLETTER Adam 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...
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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...
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