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Concise Guide to Paralegal Ethics, Fifth Edition

Authors
  • Therese A. Cannon
  • Sybil Taylor Aytch
Series / Aspen Paralegal Series
Teaching Materials
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Description
Table of contents

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Clearly written, and replete with design elements that facilitate study and review, the Concise Guide to Paralegal Ethics provides succinct coverage that focuses on the professional paralegal. Perfect for use in shorter courses, or substantive courses with an ethics component, the Fifth Edition provides timely and thorough coverage of all major legal ethics topics.


New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Discussion of how the ethics of technology affects paralegals in matters of confidentiality and privilege, competence, conflicts of interest, and advertising
  • Changes in legal practice that add to the responsibilities of paralegals
  • Refreshed review questions, discussion questions, hypotheticals, and projects

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Consistent emphasis on how the rules of ethics affect paralegals
  • Authoritative writing in a well-organized format
  • Helpful overviews in every chapter
  • Italicized key terms with corresponding definitions in the margins
  • Review questions, hypotheticals, discussion points, and projects
  • Relevant ethics codes, conveniently located in the Appendix

Teaching materials include:

  • Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank
  • PowerPoint slides
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About the authors
Therese A. Cannon
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Teri has been involved in the paralegal profession since 1975. Currently, she is the Chief Student Affairs, Operations and Accreditation Officer for Minerva Schools and Keck Graduate Institute. She has served as Dean of two law schools, most recently John F. Kennedy University School of Law, and as Dean or Director of two paralegal programs. She was the Educational Consultant to the ABA Standing Committee on Paralegals for ten years and previously served on both the Committee and its Approval Commission, including three years as chair. She is a past president of the American Association for Paralegal Education, having served six years on its Board of Directors.  Her other positions have included Educational Standards Consultant to the State Bar of California and Associate Dean at San Francisco State University. In addition to her two books on legal ethics, Teri has written extensively on paralegal education and management issues and diversity in the legal profession and has held various roles for the paralegal professional associations. Teri taught ethics for more than 30 years. She holds a law degree from Loyola Law School Los Angeles and an undergraduate degree from UCLA and is licensed to practice law in California.

Product Information
Edition
Fifth Edition
Publication date
2018-09-14
Copyright Year
2018
Pages
256
Connected eBook with Study Center + Paperback
9781454873365
Connected eBook with Study Center (Digital Only)
9798889063797
Subject
Professional Responsibility
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