Fundamentals of Law Office Management / Edition 5

Fundamentals of Law Office Management / Edition 5

by Pamela Everett-Nollkamper
     
 


FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition delivers the skills and knowledge you need to keep a law office running smoothly. In addition to an overview of the legal industry and the many roles paralegals play, the book takes an in-depth look at how legal environments differ from other businesses, including the ethical issues you may face. Discussions on… See more details below

Overview


FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition delivers the skills and knowledge you need to keep a law office running smoothly. In addition to an overview of the legal industry and the many roles paralegals play, the book takes an in-depth look at how legal environments differ from other businesses, including the ethical issues you may face. Discussions on law-specific office functions, such as managing the client funds account, timekeeping, docketing, and maintaining a law library help you understand the scope of a legal practice, while chapters on technology, client relations, and billing reveal the business side. Practical and skills-focused, FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Editiont provides ample, in-text learning features, such as key words, ethics alerts, side bars, tech tips, and the latest Web references, along with supplemental, online tools for hands-on practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133280842
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/21/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
365,886
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Legal Marketplace. 2. The Legal Team. 3. Personnel Relations. 4. The Attorney-Client Relationship. 5. Legal Assistant Ethics and Client Relations. 6. Legal Fees. 7. Timekeeping. 8. Billing and Financial Management. 9. Managing the Clients' Funds Account. 10. Technology in the Law Office. 11. Law Office Systems. 12. Docket Control Systems. 13. Records and File Management. 14. Law Library Organization and Management. Glossary.

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