Paralegals may attest to the
fact that their work can be demanding and thus requires proper time management
to meet multiple deadlines. Imagine that a senior partner has assigned your
supervising attorney to litigate a breach of contract case, and your
supervising attorney has asked you to help her prepare. In preparation for
trial, complete the following.
Write a five to six (3-4) page
paper in which you:
Explore the concept of document
review, and indicate the manner in which you could use Microsoft Office to
establish a document review for the case.
Draft a legal memorandum,
discussing whether paralegal fees for the electronic spreadsheets that you have
created should be billed as clerical or legal services. The legal memorandum
should include the question presented, a brief answer, the rationale for the
selected billing service, and a conclusion.
Draft a general letter to the
client, requesting additional financial records for you to submit as a part of
a timely response to a discovery request from opposing counsel. The legal
correspondence should include the following lines / elements: to, from,
regarding, date, body (including your specific request), and closing.
Use at least three (3) quality
references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify
as academic resources.