by Catherine Astl CLA CP



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/7/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781450279161
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781450279178

About the Book

  • • How do attorneys and paralegals assess a case?
  • • How much is a case worth and how do I know?
  • • What are some differences between the pre-suit phase of a case and the litigation portion of a case?
  • • What task comes next in the litigation process?
  • • Can you tell me about some real-life experiences of a paralegal in a trial practice?
  • • What really happens to get a case ready for trial?

The answers to these questions, in-depth and straight from inside the profession, are here!

Follow two cases, from intake to trial, through the entire civil process and gain a broad-based, big-picture understanding of the work involved as a paralegal in a trial practice. From the author of Behind the Bar-Inside the Paralegal Profession, this second book in the innovative and popular Behind the Bar series adopts the same readable, novel-like style and is sure to teach paralegals how to assess and work on any civil case—from intake to trial.

About the Author

A Certified Paralegal, Catherine Astl has gained much experience in her 18 years as a paralegal; earned an A.S. in Legal Assisting, a B.A. in English-Literature, and attended the Literature and Shakespeare program at the International Summer Schools at University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England. Catherine’s articles have appeared in various paralegal magazines.