Chapter 1, The Paralegal Profession
What Is a Paralegal?
A paralegal, or legal assistant, is a person qualified by education, training, or work experience who is
employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entit
Chapter 2, Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Regulation of the Practice of Law
Purpose of Regulation
The practice of law is regulated by state government and court rule in an attempt to
protect the public from incompetent and unscrupulous practitione
Chapter 3, The Paralegal Workplace
Arrangements and Organization of Law Offices and Firms
One lawyer practicing alone without the assistance of other attorneys.
Range from individual practitioners sharing space to partnerships.