Practical Law Office Management / Edition 3

Practical Law Office Management / Edition 3

by Brent Roper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141802970X

ISBN-13: 9781418029708

Pub. Date: 07/24/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Practical Law Office Management, third edition focuses on law office management from a practical standpoint. Designed for the paralegal student interested in day-to-day law office management topics, this text focuses on client relations and communication skills; legal fees, timekeeping, and billing, client trust funds and law office accounting; calendaring, docket

Overview

Practical Law Office Management, third edition focuses on law office management from a practical standpoint. Designed for the paralegal student interested in day-to-day law office management topics, this text focuses on client relations and communication skills; legal fees, timekeeping, and billing, client trust funds and law office accounting; calendaring, docket control, and case management; legal marketing; and file and law library management. This revised edition offers an extended focus on technology, including a full demonstration of Thomson's ProLaw software and in-depth software tutorials. It includes up-to-date charts and graphs that present material in an easy-to-understand context. Each chapter now includes thought-provoking questions, and expanded and interesting case studies that deal with unique facts specific to practicing paralegals appear after most chapters. To expand the technology focus of the text, Excel exercises appear in the timekeeping and billing and trust account chapters. In addition, this revised text has a strong ethics focus throughout, with ethics-related cases included at the end of nearly every chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418029708
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/24/2006
Series:
West Legal Studies
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Legal Team, Law Practices, and Law Firm Governance Chapter 2: Legal Administration and Technology Chapter 3: Ethics and Malpractice Chapter 4: Client Relations & Communication Skills Chapter 5: Legal Fees, Timekeeping and Billing Chapter 6: Client Trust Funds and Law Office Accounting Chapter 7: Calendaring, Docket Control and Case Management Chapter 8: Legal Marketing Chapter 9: File and Law Library Management Appendix A: Succeeding as a Legal Assistant

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