For courses in Civil Litigation.This text offers students an ideal opportunity to develop and analyze a trip-and-fall case. The book's premise involves two novice paralegals who have just completed a legal studies program and who are beginning to work on their first case in a law office. One works for a firm that only handles plaintiff cases; the other for a defense law firm. The text is presented from the perspective of each paralegal. As the text unfolds, students follow the case from development and analysis, to pretrial activity, trial proceedings, testimony, and dialogue. The text is packed with sample documents prepared at each stage of the case, from both sides.
|Publication date:||1st January 2001|
|Author:||R. Pierce Kelley|
|Publisher:||Prentice Hall an imprint of Pearson Education (US)|
|Categories:||Jurisprudence & general issues,|
R. Pierce Kelley, Jr., was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his undergraduate work at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, and received his JD from George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. After his admission to the Florida Bar in 1974, Pierce began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Clearwater, Florida. For several years he was the managing attorney of a legal services program for a five-county area in West Virginia. Subsequently, he served as a sole practitioner in Keyser, West Virginia. Pierce then returned to Florida and served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Southern ...More About R. Pierce Kelley