A strong foundation is the start of a great career. Taking this to heart, this award-winning author team has designed The Paralegal Professional: The Essentials, 2e to build the procedural knowledge and real-world skills needed for today’s paralegal. The essentials version places an emphasis on the profession and skills. A companion to the Paralegal Professional, 2e, it is known for its visual appeal, quality hands-on skills activities, and strong coverage of technology and ethics. Places and emphasis on the basic foundations including: developing critical thinking and procedural skills; learning about technology applications in the law office; and understanding how to handle ethical situations in the workplace. Strong coverage of technology hlps readers become comfortable using computers and common legal office software. Paralegal professionals.