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Law Office Technology: A Theory-Based Approach 9th Edition

Gain a thorough understanding of the important role of technology in today's legal setting with Lusk/Traina Donnes' LAW OFFICE TECHNOLOGY: A THEORY-BASED APPROACH, 9E. This theory-based companion guide perfectly complements the practical lessons included in the National Society for Legal Technology’s (NSLT) Legal Technology Certificate program. With this guide, you examine the theory behind technology and its applications as you study "why" and "when" to use software tools in the legal profession. This focus on "why" software is used seamlessly supports NSLT's practical approach that emphasize "how" to use software. Engaging narratives integrate the latest developments as you explore the reasons to use software, and meaningful discussions delve into ethical considerations before using software tools. This critical content supplements what you learn in classroom lectures with interesting readings that enhance your overall software training experience. Read More

Matthew S.Cornick, J.D.| Cynthia Traina Donnes


Legal Ethics 4th Edition

Equipping you with a solid grasp of the ethical rules that apply in the legal setting, Kauffman/Rybicki's LEGAL ETHICS, 4th edition, is a user-friendly guide to the most important aspects of professional responsibility facing students and new graduates today. Important case law and critical concepts are presented within the context of how legal ethics can impact your role in the legal field. The text is packed with real-world examples of lawyer and non-lawyer instances of misconduct, current and classic case law, discussions of famous (and infamous) people and up-to-date stats on the paralegal job market and compensation. Access to Justice features illustrate how the legal field is moving toward an inclusive approach, while Communication is Key features offer tips for communicating effectively across a variety of platforms. Read More

Kent Kauffman| Erin Rybicki


Tort Law 7th Edition

Prepare for a successful career as a paralegal with the key concepts and practical principles of tort law clearly presented in Edwards/Cull's TORT LAW, 7E. Interesting, updated content presents the latest legal developments while current cases demonstrate tort concepts applied in today's real world. Realistic situations in this edition are designed to help you further hone your legal understanding and skills. Internet references throughout the text also introduce the latest digital tools and guide you to reliable sources of legal information. This edition's proven learning features, such as "Tort Teasers," show you how to carefully consider variables in a case and potential resolutions. In addition, "Practice Pointers" and "Practical Ponderables" highlight skills such as drafting pleadings, preparing medical authorization requests, documenting damages, drafting jury instructions and assembling trial exhibits to equip you for a rewarding paralegal career. Read More

J. Stanley Edwards, J.D.| Traci L. Cull, J.D.


Wills, Trusts, And Estate Administration 9th Edition

Master the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property to others through wills and trusts with Walter/Wright's market-leading WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 9E. This reader-friendly approach, designed specifically for paralegals, familiarizes you with the latest laws and procedures, including the Uniform Probate Code, the new Uniform Electronic Wills Act and the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act. Packed with engaging, visually driven content and enhanced by detailed exhibits and a writing style free of confusing legalese, this edition introduces the important role that paralegals and other legal professionals play in this critical area of law. You examine the latest relevant laws, review court procedures and learn about tax implications and ethical choices. Throughout the text user-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, practical assignments and detailed documents guide your learning while actual contemporary examples of issues prepare you for success as a paralegal. Read More

Janis Walter| Janis Walter


The Law Of Contracts And The Uniform Commercial Code 4th Edition

Learn to work with all of the important features of common law contracts as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code with Tepper's THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 4E. This understandable approach reduces contract law to its basic components with examples that build upon one another. Updated, real cases demonstrate how to apply concepts, while a unique fact pattern in each chapter highlights how contracts and concepts impact daily lives, often with unusual results. Clear learning objectives, chapter summaries and reviews, and a running glossary help you fully grasp this complex area of law. This edition offers a unique emphasis on contract situations that may be familiar to you from the internet and social media. Intriguing examples and updated exercises reinforce the practical application of contracts not found in most legal texts. Optional MindTap digital resources are also available to further strengthen your understanding. Read More

Pamela Tepper


Paralegal Today: The Legal Team At Work 8th Edition

Prepare for success in your career as a paralegal as PARALEGAL TODAY: THE LEGAL TEAM AT WORK, 8E. introduces today's legal system. You learn how current technology and social media tools are used in practice. Real examples, hands-on practical applications and ethical dilemmas help strengthen your understanding of laws in current society and the importance of ethical and professional responsibility. You also refine the skills needed to thrive in today's legal landscape. An entire chapter highlights paralegal careers and salaries to prepare you for work choices. In addition, you examine current issues, such as legal responses to the #MeToo movement, legal trends in protecting women's rights in the workplace, the use of the latest online legal research tools and technical requirements in today's courtroom. In addition, you learn how to conduct effective interviews, work with witnesses and address today's developments in family law. Read More

Roger LeRoy Miller| Mary Meinzinger


Family Law 7th Edition

In the midst of exclamatory headlines, such as "Son Sues to Divorce His Mother," "Surrogate Mother Refuses to Turn Over Baby" and "Facebook Divorces on the Rise," Statsky's FAMILY LAW, 7E helps you find an accurate picture of the state of family law today and your role, as a paralegal, within it. You examine issues truly impacting family law, such as no-fault divorce, the women’s movement, and the impact of science and technology on concepts of parentage. Engaging changes, such as new mechanisms for pursuing parents not paying child support and the court's support of unmarried fathers seeking to undo their children's adoptions, keep you reading as you learn. In addition to presenting fundamental principles of family law and current nationwide legal practices, this edition provides state-specific assignments for applying family law in your local area. Legal analysis exercises, real forms, documents and cases further prepare you to work with the actual tools and processes family law professionals use today. Read More

William P. Statsky


Practical Real Estate Law 8th Edition

Learn the role of today's real estate paralegal as you examine the intricacies of real estate law and transactions in Hinkel's PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, 8E. Ideal for studying real estate practice and as an on-the-job reference, this comprehensive resource clearly explains the complexities of contemporary real estate law and legal principles using practical applications, case examples and the latest real estate legal forms. Updates detail the latest rulings and industry regulations, while case summaries illustrate legal principles in action. New case problems and assignments provide practice in reading and analyzing material. Meaningful discussions, checklists and illustrated forms guide you through real estate practice while emphasizing ethics. You examine all areas of transactional real estate--from contracts and brokerage relationships to surveys, title insurance, taxation and real estate finance related to residential and commercial processes in the United States. Read More

Daniel F. Hinkel


The Complete Paralegal Certification Handbook 5th Edition

Prepare for success on any of the top three paralegal certification exams with the only comprehensive review handbook specifically designed to help new or experienced paralegal professionals earn certification. Koerselman Newman's THE COMPLETE PARALEGAL CERTIFICATION HANDBOOK, 5E equips you to take certification exams from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), National Association of Legal Secretaries and Legal Professionals (NALS), or National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA). You learn from an experienced author and attorney who applies years of teaching and professional experience to help you achieve certification goals. New side-by-side comparisons present areas of paralegal practice that are tested with details of eligibility, application and testing requirements, and essential content for each exam. Three new chapters focus on the latest developments in interviewing, estate planning and probate, and tort law. New examples, outlines, practice tests, and testing tips help refine your skills for certification testing and career success. Read More

Virginia Koerselman Newman


Civil Litigation 8th Edition

Succeed in your role as a paralegal with the help of Kerley/Hames/Sukys' CIVIL LITIGATION, 8E. Practical, easy-to-understand and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today's litigation practice. You examine the litigation process in a range of contexts as the book demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two single cases. This approach gives you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an actual job experience. The book highlights sample documents, such as complaints, answers, interrogatories and deposition summaries, to familiarize you with real documents you will encounter in today's litigation law office. Trust CIVIL LITIGATION for a full understanding of contemporary litigation practices. Read More

Peggy Kerley| Joanne Banker Hames| Paul Sukys


Introduction To Law 7th Edition

Discover an appreciation for today's law as you learn how law affects virtually every facet of modern life and society with Walston-Dunham's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO LAW, 7E. You begin with a detailed look at the organization of the U.S. system of government. This edition's timely, clear presentation guides you through each of the primary substantive areas of law as you complete realistic assignments, examine relevant ethical issues and review easy-to-understand judicial opinions that reinforce the topics within each chapter. From fundamental concepts to emerging legal topics, INTRODUCTION TO LAW, and accompanying print and digital MindTap resources, help you thoroughly understand legal terminology, principles of law and key cases that are impacting society -- and so many professions -- today. Read More

Beth Walston-Dunham, J.D.


Legal Research, Analysis, And Writing 4th Edition

Be the “go to” paralegal at your firm with the fourth edition of LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING! This book shows you how to conduct reliable legal research, analyze the results, and write clear memoranda and other legal documents that are on-point and well supported. In addition to an easy-to-read format, this student favorite offers hypothetical scenarios, examples, and exercises that clarify the important work paralegals do every day to help law offices and legal departments run smoothly. Of course, the fourth edition offers the latest updates, with special attention to the electronic legal research tools common today. And, to add to your success, optional MindTap tools cater to your personal learning style with interactive quizzing, flashcards, and practice assignments that help you build momentum and confidence quickly. Read More

William H. Putman, JD| Jennifer R. Albright, JD, LLM


Intellectual Property 5th Edition

Master the complexities of modern intellectual property law with this comprehensive, reader-friendly text! Throughout the book, you’ll find sample agreements, forms, checklists of paralegal tasks, statutes, realistic case studies, and excerpts of real cases involving interesting issues (such as the copyright ability of the Batmobile, tattoos) that will help you prepare for a successful career as a paralegal. Read More

Deborah E. Bouchoux, Esq.


Practical Law Office Management 4th Edition

Succeed in your course and prepare for your paralegal career with PRACTICAL LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition. This hands-on text provides easy-to-understand coverage of day-to-day law office management topics, including client relations and communication skills; legal fees, timekeeping, and billing; client trust funds and law office accounting; calendaring, docket control, and case management; legal marketing; and file and law library management. Included with the text is Clio’s Boutique Plan cloud-based software that provides detailed, step-by-step tutorials and an opportunity to learn computer software as it applies to the law office environment. Throughout the text up-to-date forms, charts, and checklists illustrate important forms relating to paralegals in the law office, and hands-on exercises help you master key skills and concepts you’ll need on the job. Attention Premium Website user: Cengage support for existing users of Premium Websites will end of 8/1. Read More

Cynthia Traina Donnes


Paralegal Today 7th Edition

Designed for anyone considering a career as a paralegal, the 7th edition of PARALEGAL TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS provides you with a comprehensive introduction to the legal system through real-world examples, practical applications, ethical dilemmas, and hands-on assignments. With thorough coverage of the basic, key areas of paralegal studies, this text ensures that you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in the legal environment. The text includes increased coverage of technology in the workplace, including critical topics such as confidentiality issues, e-mail policies, technology in the courtroom, and the use of social media in criminal and civil litigation. Read More

Roger LeRoy Miller| Mary Meinzinger


Foundations Of Law 6th Edition

Succeed in the course and your future studies with the concise, easy-to-understand coverage of FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY, AND ETHICS, 6E. This proven text features an accessible overview of American law and its legal system, over 70 excerpted judicial opinions that illustrate basic themes, and instructive case studies that challenge you to apply concepts to difficult scenarios. To help you master key concepts, the book is filled with learning aids, including chapter-opening learning objectives, chapter review questions, critical thinking questions, and cyber exercises. Read More

Ransford C. Pyle| Carol M. Bast


The Litigation Paralegal 6th Edition

Succeed in your course and prepare for your paralegal career with THE LITIGATION PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, SIXTH EDITION. Combining theories and principles of law with practical skills, this engaging, highly visual text includes numerous forms, checklists, and online resources in the context of the law office. The book covers the latest electronic discovery issues and the associated ethical and practical responsibilities of the paralegal. It also includes a wide range of new and updated cases, practical tips, assignments, key terms, and study questions to help you master the content. Read More

James W. H. McCord, J.D.| Pamela Tepper


Wills, Trusts, And Estate Administration 8th Edition

Succeed in your course and your paralegal career with WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 8th Edition. This easy-to-understand text introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property to others through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including the Uniform Probate Code. Packed with engaging, highly visual content enhanced by detailed exhibits and a writing style free of confusing legalese, the 8th Edition provides up-to-date coverage of relevant laws, court procedures, cases, tax implications, ethical considerations, and the roles paralegals and other professionals play in the process. Throughout the text, user-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, practical assignments, detailed documents, and real-life contemporary issues prepare you for success as a paralegal in this important area of law. Read More

Dennis R. Hower| Janis Walter| Emma Wright


Paralegal Today 7th Edition

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 landscape. 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 landscape. Read More

Roger LeRoy Miller| Mary Meinzinger