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The paralegal"s role at trial

Kerri W. Feeney

The paralegal"s role at trial

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Published by Wiley Law Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Trial practice -- United States.,
    • Civil procedure -- United States.,
    • Legal assistants -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKerri W. Feeney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8915.Z9 F44 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1738912M
      ISBN 100471593435
      LC Control Number92044210
      OCLC/WorldCa27434720


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Concepts. Paralegals have the ability to organize, analyze, communicate, and administer. Interpersonal skills that serve paralegals include resolving conflicts, negotiating, and relating well with various types of persons, often when these persons are in distress.

Education plays a vital role in the development of the paralegal profession. By Lisa Zimmer Hatch, Scott A. Hatch. Even before you know whether the client’s case is going to trial, your law office should begin to develop a trial notebook (which contains all the information and documents pertinent to a client’s case).

Make no mistake about it: The best law firms get the jump on early trial preparation, and the paralegal plays a fundamental role in that process. THE PARALEGAL’S ROLE IN TRIAL PREPARATION DAY OF THE TRIAL EXHIBITS REVIEW QUESTIONS & EXERCISES CHAPTER 15 POSTJUDGMENT DIVORCE MATTERS NONMODIFIABLE TERMS OF THE DISSOLUTION DECREE MODIFIABLE TERMS OF THE DISSOLUTION DECREE Modification The paralegals role at trial book Alimony Modification of Child Support.

Trial paralegals can be involved with either civil or criminal trials, and with trials in either state or federal court. Trial paralegals assist attorneys in preparing for jury and bench trials and handle tasks such as preparing exhibit binders and organizing pretrial documents.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Estrin series." Includes index. Description: xiii, pages: forms ; 26 cm: Responsibility. This book covers success stories and insights on how successful paralegals perform their work. The paralegal experts in this book practice in various specialties, but they all focus on creativity, leadership, expertise in their specialty, technical skills, knowledge, mentoring and organization.

what role the paralegal plays in the preparation of this Trial Notebook. Why is a Trial Notebook Used. Content Of The Paralegals Electronic Trial Folder Set up in book File Size: KB. Education: Many paralegals have two-year associate degrees or four-year bachelor’s degrees.

Many junior colleges offer courses toward a paralegal certificate. Training: Even if they don't get it in a classroom setting, paralegals must have a solid knowledge of legal terminology, federal and state rules of legal procedure, and substantive law.

Paralegals can gain this knowledge by working. The Paralegal’s Role At Trial. Prepared and Presented by: Marvin Stuart Lanter Law Offices of Marvin Stuart Lanter Century Park East Ste., Los Angeles, Calif.

Email: [email protected] Website: IV. THE PARALEGALS ROLE AT TRIAL. MAKING AN EFFECTIVE TRIAL PRESENTATION. The Paralegal’s Role. Paralegals Are Detail-Oriented. When a court filing needs to be proofed and double-checked, or an oral argument fact-checked, it is most often a paralegal that lawyers will turn to in order to make sure the job is done right.

The role of a Paralegal. There are many ways to define the role paralegals play in today's legal landscape and market place. Guest contributor Valerie A. Dolan takes a look at the most common definitions, their sources, and takes an in-depth look at their origins. Tracking Trial Progress.

No trial plan survives contact with the enemy, to paraphrase Prussian Field Marshal von Moltke. Paralegals are often charged with keeping track of how the trial is proceeding, helping to devise changes in strategy or tactics to adjust to developments in the case as arguments are made and evidence is presented in court.

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Feeney. Trial Prep for Paralegals presents an in-depth guide for paralegals as they assist attorneys through all stages of litigation, from client intake to appeals. The book begins with an overview of the litigation process, provides a sample case to illustrate the paralegal’s role, and closes with helpful information on ethical dangers and how to handle stress.

A paralegal is someone who performs delegated legal work for which a lawyer is ultimately responsible. They perform a variety of tasks which include maintaining and organizing files, drafting documents and conducting legal research.

Paralegals are found in all types of organizations, but most work for law firms, government agencies, or corporate legal departments. Litigation paralegals are an essential cog in the trial machine, but handling this responsibility often comes with a large amount of stress.

In this. American Institute for Paralegal Studies Video Lecture Series: How Paralegals function in Litigation Practice and Procedure. Please visit for more information, or call 1. The Trial Prep Boot Camp is a comprehensive trial preparations and procedures course for litigation paralegals.

The paralegal’s role throughout trial managing evidence and witnesses; Become a Trial Team Asset with The Trial Prep Boot Camp. JOHN ROBERTS is a litigation paralegal with over 18 years of experience, litigating for both the plaintiff and the earned his B.S.

degree in history from Eastern New Mexico University and attended Albuquerque Technical-Vocational College (now Central New Mexico Community College) for a. Chapter Trial Preparation Essential Skills for Paralegals: Volume I | Barber/Navallo Legal Research Legal research is the act of finding law relevant to the matter being litigated or locating materials that will assist the attorney in preparing for trial.

Digest Depositions Depositions can be hundreds of pages long. A paralegal mayFile Size: 1MB. Paralegals will master every stage of litigation, from initial client interviews to pulling together the trial notebook.

The book begins with overviews of the litigation process and the evidence rules/5(9). Her book is a practical step-by-step guide to help paralegals understand their important role in the litigation team.

A case is only as good as the evidence developed in the pre-suit and litigation process. With this book, paralegals, new and old, can hone their skills in getting a case ready for trial.

including - Civil Trial Law: Criminal Law: Family Law: Personal Injury Trial Law: This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants.

In her role as a paralegal manager, she managed the paralegals and case assistants in their Atlanta, New York, and San Diego offices. Pearson was able to significantly increase the profitability, skillset and retention rates (job satisfaction!) of the paralegal group through methods she now teaches in her Paralegal Boot Camp courses.5/5(1).

The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach, fifth edition provides students and faculty with a learning resource written specifically for them. It is a resource combining the theories and principles of law with practical paralegal skills, paralegal ethics, numerous forms, checklists, practice tips, online resources, and a focus on the goals and needs of the paralegal profession, all in the.

Litigation and Trial Practice for the Legal Assistant Roderick D. Blanchard, Robert S. Blanchard Foundations of Business Organizations for Paralegals Margaret E. Bartschi Accounting and Taxation for Paralegals Thomas Goldman Evidence for Paralegals Joelyn D.

Marlowe, Suzanne Cummins. KARIN M. SCHEEHLE is a litigation paralegal for Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., in Phoenix, Arizona, working on multi-million dollar personal injury has more than 30 years of experience working in the legal profession and is an experienced litigation paralegal, law firm.

Paralegals assist New York city personal injury attorneys in a variety of ways. Some of the most demanding and important tasks are during a trial. While attorneys are the spokespersons in the courtroom, paralegals are the backbone of the trial team.

The Role of the Paralegal in the Law Firm The paralegal provides invaluable aid to the attorney in the legal process.

Paralegals are the backbone of the trial team, coordinating thousands of details that must be accomplished from the beginning of the first client interview through the trial process and post-trial procedures. Litigation Paralegals play an extremely important role during the pre-trial process.

This is where the Paralegal’s communication and organization skills are the most valuable. The Litigation Paralegal is responsible for organizing and indexing exhibits, preparing trial. Particularly for paralegals who have to apply legal issues to real-fact patterns, the inclusion of the same case earlier in the book would have been helpful.

Civil Litigation for Paralegals is particularly strong in its explanation of law office procedures, such as filing, docketing, client communications, and billing.5/5(). Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals: Edition 6 - Ebook written by Marlene A.

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Program Description. Uncover Effective Pre-Trial Prep and Trial-Level Tips From an Attorney-Paralegal Team.

Using paralegals can help an attorney to be much more efficient throughout the trial process, if the legal team is in synch during all points of the case. What Does A Paralegal Do At Trial (Series) Most paralegals never get the chance to go inside a courtroom.

That fact may be lost on most of the legal population. Approximately half of the paralegals in the Civil Litigation job category of the National Association of Legal Assistants Job Analysis Study listed Trial and Pretrial work as. Medical malpractice litigation combines all the demands of complex litigation with a wide range of challenging medical issues.

This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of medical malpractice litigation from pre-suit through trial, while focusing on the paralegal’s role as part of the medical malpractice team. Registrants will learn strategies for paralegals at each.

Based on the widely popular text, Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals, Fundamentals of California Litigation for Paralegals focuses on the rules in California, specifically, and the role of the paralegal in litigation.

From the moment a client walks into the office, through trial and post-judgment (as well as settlements and alternative forms of resoluion), respected authors Maerowitz. Charles A. "Chuck" Mancuso was admitted to The Florida Bar when he and he immediately became an active civil trial attorney.

At 27, he was one of the youngest attorneys in the nation to successfully litigate a multiple wrongful death action for a recovery in excess of $2 million dollars.

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Related Book. Paralegal Career For Dummies, 2nd Edition.The role of the litigation paralegal isever expanding. In the past,paralegals have been underutilized,in part because attorneys have not recognized the valuable role they can play as part of the litigation team.

As litigation becomes more complex, paralegals, through diligent efforts, can assume more responsibility, obtain more recognition for.This is a summary of the report Improving Pretrial Justice: The Role of Lawyers and Paralegals by Ed Cape, Professor of Criminal Law and Practice at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

The report will be published by the Open Society Justice Initiative in 1.