Introduction to paralegal 107
“Litigation and Discovery” Please respond to the following: Explain the main role of the paralegal within the litigation process. Next, discuss the importance of discovery to litigation, and explain the fundamental purposes that discovery serves to the courts. According the textbook, “the discovery process can be a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating phase in litigation” (p.253 of the textbook). Explain the main reasons why this statement is true. Next, suggest at least one (1) way—not discussed in the textbook—in which a paralegal could help the court to keep to its schedule during the discovery process.