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An Introduction to Computers for Paralegals, Second Edition
     

An Introduction to Computers for Paralegals, Second Edition

by Kristen L. Battaile
 

The Second Edition of Kristen Battaile's popularIntroduction to Computers for Paralegals gives students — including those with no previous knowledge of computers — the skill and confidence they need to explore and realize the full potential of computer systems used in today's law offices.

From computer basics to on-line resources, this highly

Overview

The Second Edition of Kristen Battaile's popularIntroduction to Computers for Paralegals gives students — including those with no previous knowledge of computers — the skill and confidence they need to explore and realize the full potential of computer systems used in today's law offices.

From computer basics to on-line resources, this highly accessible text explains hardware, software, and office automation. Furthermore, users will find a comprehensive chapter on the Intenet.

With over 100 illustrations — including helpful sample screens — the book clearly and concisely shows how to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line services and the Internet in:

  • conducting legal research, analyzing and evaluating alternative approaches to a case
  • managing case information, preparing letters and legal documents
  • setting up an efficient time and billing system
  • maintaining a dependable calendar
  • organizing evidenceand exhibits in litigation
  • preparing diskettes for court submission

    Each of the 11 chapters ends with a summary, a glossary of key terms, and questions for review and discussion. An accompanying in-depth Workbook, completely revised for the Second Edition, features abundant hands-on exercises in a wide variety of commonly used DOS and Windows-based applications, complete with an index for each application.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781567064834
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    02/28/1997
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    288
    Product dimensions:
    6.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.54(d)

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