This handbook covers ethics for paralegals. It includes topics such as defining ethics and ethical obligations and remaining ethical, and addresses ethical considerations for in-house, corporate, freelance, administrative, governmental, and regulatory law paralegals as well as paralegals working in the area of alternative dispute resolution. It also covers specific ethical considerations in 17 practice areas and provides resources for state information and paralegal association ethics cannons and related information.
A collaborative effort from attorney general offices faced daily with legal questions involving state and tribal relations, the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive treatise on Indian law. The Deskbook provides readers with the necessary historical and legal framework to understand the complexities faced by states, Indian tribes, and the federal government in Indian country. Included are: -The evolution of federal statutory Indian law and the judicial foundations of federal Indian policy. -An extensive compilation and analysis of federal and state court decisions. - Reservation and Indian lands ownership and property interests. -The parameters of crimi...
This book is designed to help you harness your potential for networking, marketing, and business development. The techniques it contains for defining your personal brand and leveraging technology to maximize your success will empower your legal career from law school through partnership. The second edition is updated with over 70 pages of new content and features tips from Lawcountability. Rainmakers, PR experts, elected officials, marketing masters, in-house counsel, business executives, career advisors, associates, and others who have walked in your shoes offer perspective on issues ranging from dynamic public speaking and strategic use of social media to starting conversations and beginning to blog. They also provide guidance on hosting your own television show, starting a charity, and raising your profile with ease. Each chapter highlights genuine strategies for connecting with others and establishing meaningful professional relationships.
This is a practical guide to designing and implementing strategies that will help raise a firm's profile and position its attorneys as experts in their field. It illustrates why media exposure is beneficial to the firm's bottom line. The book also includes valuable tips for developing strong relationships with media professionals, crafting a comprehensive media policy, and designing positioning statements, as well as sample documents to aid in creating media pitches, press releases, and annual reports.
This book, prepared by professionals with years of experience counseling money managers, is a unique reference organized by topic for quick research. To make this comprehensive legislation and its interpretation easily accessible, this work uses charts and tables. Each topic is introduced by a summary that places the source materials in context. The authors draw on the statute, the rules, DOL Advisory Opinions, DOL Interpretative Letters, DOL Information Letters, and DOL Class and Individual Exemptions.
"Battling And Beating Cancer - The Cancer Survival Book "is an inspiring story of a couple fighting cancer together. It provides a poignant and enlightening look at cancer from the perspectives of patient and caregiver - covering the highs and lows from diagnosis, to surgery, to chemotherapy, to radiation, to follow-up, to fighting back for people impacted by cancer. The book covers cancer survival from A to Z, including (1) the basics about cancer in general and blood cancers (lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma) in particular; (2) selecting the best doctors and assembling your health care team; (3) understanding tests, diagnostic tools, and staging; (4) obtaining a prompt and proper diagnosis ...
Drug and Device Product Liability Litigation Strategy
Each year, thousands of lawsuits are filed in federal and state courts seeking recovery from manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. These lawsuits include individual actions, actions consolidated into multidistrict litigation, and class actions. The litigation occasionally becomes life-threatening for the defendant corporations, and may breed a public relations nightmare, as occurred with Vioxx, breast implants, and fen-phen. Drug and Device Product Liability Litigation Strategy, by Mark Herrmann and David B. Alden, offers assistance to lawyers who practice in this high-stakes, high-profile, and rapidly-evolving area. The book's primary focus is to provide useful practice poin...