Law Office Skills / Edition 1

Law Office Skills / Edition 1

by Linda L. Edwards, Linda Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401812295

ISBN-13: 9781401812294

Pub. Date: 12/23/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This book is a survival kit for anyone new to the legal arena. It teaches students what it means to dress, act, and behave professionally. How to use the phone, voice mail, and e-mail effectively and professionally. It explains how to efficiently manage their time. Demonstrates common billing practices and the mechanics of timekeeping, the mechanics of opening and…  See more details below

Overview


This book is a survival kit for anyone new to the legal arena. It teaches students what it means to dress, act, and behave professionally. How to use the phone, voice mail, and e-mail effectively and professionally. It explains how to efficiently manage their time. Demonstrates common billing practices and the mechanics of timekeeping, the mechanics of opening and organizing files, the mechanics of organizing documents, and the mechanics of docket control systems. Teaches how to cope with the realities of office politics and how to work effectively with "challenging" clients, attorneys, and staff. Practicality is the cornerstone of this text. Students who use this text should be better prepared to work as paralegals and generally more useful to employers than those who do not.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401812294
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/23/2002
Series:
West Legal Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,041,755
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Professionalism. Chapter 2: Telephone Etiquette. Chapter 3: Time Management. Chapter 4: Time Keeping and Billing. Chapter 5: File Management. Chapter 6: Document Management. Chapter 7: Docket Control. Chapter 8: Human Dynamics in the Law Office.

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