The Indispensable Paralegal eBook

Your Guide to Getting It All Done

Candess Zona-Mendola

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A talented paralegal can be the difference between a verdict and a loss. A great paralegal can be the difference between a successful practice and one that barely scrapes by. This is the book for paralegals who want to go beyond great and become so essential, they are indispensable.

Written by Candess Zona-Mendola, a senior trial paralegal who has nearly two decades of experience and has worked on trial teams that have obtained more than $296 million in just verdicts for injured people, The Indispensable Paralegal offers a wealth of insights for getting things done and thriving in a frequently fast paced and often hectic profession.

The Indispensable Paralegal covers a thorough exploration of the different roles a paralegal may find themselves navigating, along with a wealth of practice pointers and career advice. The author shares key lessons she and others have learned in the field and discusses a broad range of important topics, from the things a paralegal needs to know and do during the life of a case to the ins and outs of successful career planning, a discussion on the different fields of law, resources and strategies for effective on-the-job training and continuing education, and legal writing.

For paralegals who want more, and for attorneys who want to get their staff to the next level, this is the book for you.

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eBook: 362 pages; 1st edition (2019); ISBN: 9781941007877
Publisher: Trial Guides, LLC

Publisher’s Notice

Acknowledgments

Foreword

Introduction

 

Part One: You, Paralegal

Paralegal Typecasting    

Paycheck, Please!

What an Attorney Needs from You

Paralegal Ethics

Paralegal Effectiveness

On-the-Job Training

Working with Other Paralegals

Stress and the Paralegal

Procrastination

Ten Things I Wish I’d Known

 

Part Two: Practice Pointers

Practice and Procedure

Navigating the US Court System

Cases from Birth to Death

Appeals

Discovery, Meet Paralegal

Prelitigation

Legal Writing

Technology

Trials

 

Part Three: Taking Your Practice to the Next Level

CLEs

Becoming a Mentor

The Law School Leap      

Conclusion

Resources 

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What Legal Leaders Are Saying

[It’s] a well-written, thoughtful book about how to flourish in a paralegal career. Zona-Mendola shares practical suggestions and wise life lessons alike, creating what I would have not thought possible: an entertaining and educational book for paralegals at all levels of experience.

— Rick Friedman, past president of the Inner Circle of Advocates and coauthor of Rules of the Road: A Plaintiff’s Guide to Proving Liability