Paralegal Career For Dummies Paperback – July 31, 2006 Scott Hatch Lisa Hatch 0471799564 Careers - General

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UCM
September 28, 2016
Purchased this for my wife whom recently got a job as a legal secretary for a law office. She felt a little lost as she was chosen for the position without any formal training or coursework. While this book is no substitute for multiple college courses it is just enough information so as not to be lost and have a feeling of familiarity with some of the information, topics, and forms etc.

Another quality book from the dummies line, getting just the information needed out in a simple but effective method.
Marlin01
December 11, 2016
My wife purchased this because she is thinking of taking a paralegal course at the local college. Has great humor, based on all the laughing I hear from her when reading it. Every subject is written in a way that could be understood by a 1st grade kid.
Katherine
July 19, 2017
This book has been great so far!
I recently started a position in a law office and it has been difficult to keep up so I bought this book as a kind of crash course introduction. It's been helping me a lot! I can't say its made me an expert obviously, but I would say if you're new to the profession, then this is definitely a good way to spend a few dollars to help you get along.
Andy Keith
July 23, 2016
This is a good guide for all those in the legal profession who want to know some of the details of the profession, as well as some great insights into how law should be approached. It was quite interesting. As far as practical, I'm not sure it is the best of the
Maria P in NJ
April 4, 2013
Great resource so far, although if I could give it 4.5 starts (instead of 5) I would, simply because I've found a few items (like Web sites, etc.) that were a bit out of date. For the most part, though, this is a great tool to have for anyone thinking of getting into the paralegal field and maybe even
Heather Davis
May 19, 2015
It absolutely helped me, I am studying to be a Paralegal and my boyfriend bought it for me and it helped me better prepare legal documents. If anyone is looking to go into this field, I would highly recommend this book.
Kat
March 25, 2017
Got a job interview a week after updating my resume to look like the one shown in this book. I ended up taking the job for another company that I interviewed for a week previously, but still good to know that something good came from taking this books advice!
Rachel Sweeney
March 27, 2013
This book is loaded with the basics, and it only reinforced my feelings on wanting to become a paralegal. Now I know I'm making the right decision for me. I can see how it can be helpful for the current working paralegal as well as a quick reference for just about anything. It also comes with a CD with examples of different documents and links to state specific laws; however, I have not looked at that yet. If you are mulling about thinking about whether you are interesting in going to school to be a paralegal, check out this book.


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