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Life in the Shadows of a Corporate Attorney--Alcohol Ruins Promising Legal Career By Walt Jay
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This autobiography recounts the triumphs &tragedies of a corporate lawyer battling alcoholism at a time when the condition was often misdiagnosed & and untreated. Raised in NYS by So GA... More > Methodist parents, he experienced discrimination & feelings of loneliness at a very young age. These problems continued through at Emory U, where his alcoholism emerged as a means of self-medication. Alcohol abuse was misunderstood in the 1960’s as a bad habit young men would out grow. After graduation from law school, Jay embarked on a tumultuous law career defined by politics, alcohol and the evolving social values of the country. By the mid-80’s Jay & his wife were both alcoholics. They became sober via 12-step programs, but Dixie soon died from metastatic lung cancer. In '09 Jay’s son Mike battled kidney cancer, had his right hip replaced, spent 10/11 in prison, then drank himself to death when 15 days of release. These setbacks led to deep depression and grief.< Less
A Career as a Paralegal By Miranda Rochlin
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A paralegal assists lawyers with a variety of tasks, including preparing for trials, hearings and closings, doing research, and drafting legal documents. They research the facts of the case and... More > previous judicial decisions and laws to ensure all relevant information has been considered. They may prepare contracts, lawsuit motions, mortgages or separation agreements while interacting with clients, locating and interviewing witnesses and retrieving information from governmental or other institutions. This book covers several aspects about a Paralegal Career such as: - How Can You Become A Paralegal - Considering Specialized Fields Of Law As A Paralegal - Credentials For Paralegals - Paralegal Training For Young People - How To Decide If You Really Want To Become A Paralegal - Continuing Legal Education For Paralegals - Paralegals And Document Preparation and so much more! Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
Quick Guide to Managing Paralegal Assignments1 By Estrin LegalEd
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This Quick Guide to Managing Paralegal Assignments gives you tips, techniques, checklists and forms to handle the sophisticated responsibilities of today's paralegals. Not only does it show you how... More > to get priorities straight, it gives you the secrets to boosting your career at the same time. A quick read, this short and to-the-point guide can immediately help you help your attorneys to better utilize paralegals almost instantly.< Less
Quick Guide to Managing Paralegal Assignments1 By Estrin LegalEd
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This Quick Guide to Managing Paralegal Assignments gives you tips, techniques, checklists and forms to handle the sophisticated responsibilities of today's paralegals. Not only does it show you how... More > to get priorities straight, it gives you the secrets to boosting your career at the same time. A quick read, this short and to-the-point guide can immediately help you help your attorneys to better utilize paralegals almost instantly.< Less
What They Didn't Teach You in Paralegal School By Estrin LegalEd
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This "must-read" career mapping strategy book is for paralegals of all specialties. Learn what makes or breaks a career: from dealing with difficult attorneys to expanding your horizons,... More > this book gives you the secrets to a smooth sailing career in an often bumpy road to success.< Less
250 Darn Good Interview Questions: A Quick Guide for Paralegals and Hiring Managers By Estrin LegalEd
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This Quick Guide gives you 250+ great interview questions. Whether you are a paralegal searching for a position or a hiring manager looking for a fantastic candidate, this book gives you the... More > questions guaranteed to elicit practical, solid and useful information. Now on sale! List Price: $19.95 Sale Price: $13.95< Less
250 Darn Good Interview Questions: A Quick Guide for Paralegals and Hiring Managers By Estrin LegalEd
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This Quick Guide gives you 250+ great interview questions. Whether you are a paralegal searching for a position or a hiring manager looking for a fantastic candidate, this book gives you the... More > questions guaranteed to elicit practical, solid and useful information. Now on sale! List Price: $19.95 Sale Price: $13.95< Less
Legal Case Brief Workbook By John Crane
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Located at the heart of every legal education is the critical evaluation of legal cases. Case analysis is deemed by many leading legal minds to be one of the best tools for acquisition and... More > application of course material to real world conditions. One of the problems, from the student’s perspective, is the amount of time it takes to read, digest and write out formal case briefs. Faced with this problem and a generally time crunched daily routine, student’s often turn to commercially prepared case briefs and/or outlines. This action does not allow for internalization of the material necessary to gain a high level of comprehension. This book template provide an organizational strategy for your cases throughout your classes, and law school career.< Less
Legal Issues in the Music Industry By Mark J. Davis
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Do you know the answers to these questions? (You had better, if you want to survive in the music business.) * What can I copyright? * Why will a Poor Man copyright keep me poor? * Can I sell my... More > copyright? Give it to my kids? * What is infringement? * What is Fair Use? (it is not what you think it is) * How do songwriters get paid? * What does a music publisher do? Do I need one? * Who are ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC? * How do cover songs work? * What is the difference between a parody and infringement? * What is in a record deal? * We are putting out our own album, what do we do? * What do all those legal terms mean? * How do recording artists get paid? * Am I recouped yet? Mark J. Davis is an attorney, university lecturer, and former arbitrator for the US Copyright Office. His students have gone on to careers in the music industry after taking his classes. Rely on his 30 years of experience in entertainment law.< Less
The “People Power” Job Superbook Book 12. Law Career, Legal Profession (Lawyer, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Scopist, Legal Research, Court Reporting, Judge, Law Librarian) By Tony Kelbrat
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The legal profession has many specialties so you should check with your local specialty organization if one exists. The federal and state governments employ many lawyers and other legal... More > professionals for their courts and many other legal offices in virtually all departments. Also, many of the state bar associations offer some kind of job service. Beyond prosecutor, judge, bailiff and defense attorney, there are many offshoot jobs like administrative, paralegal, probation and parole officer, etc. There's an entire subfield in family court particularly with juvenile justice which has its own court, probation officers, juvenile holding facilities, boot camps, counselors, etc. The Government's Occupational Outlook Handbook summarizes the legal profession neatly. For standard law books, go to #340-49 at the library or K in the Library of Congress System, particularly the KE< Less