Using Computers in the Law Office - Advanced

Using Computers in the Law Office - Advanced

by Matthew S. Cornick
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439057001

ISBN-13: 9781439057001

Pub. Date: 12/26/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Created for those with a working knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE - ADVANCED takes you to the next level of proficiency with legal technology and imparts the more sophisticated computer skills desired by law offices today. From billing and timekeeping to electronic discovery and

Overview

Created for those with a working knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE - ADVANCED takes you to the next level of proficiency with legal technology and imparts the more sophisticated computer skills desired by law offices today. From billing and timekeeping to electronic discovery and computer-assisted legal research, the book demonstrates real-world applications of commonly used legal software programs, and builds practical skills in Tabs3, AbacusLaw, CaseMap, TimeMap, Discover FY, Westlaw, LexisNexis and TrialDirector. Hundreds of screenshots provide context for the lessons, while each chapter includes self-test questions, suggested Web exercises, review questions and exercises and an ethics question. The detailed Hands-On Exercises include Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced assignments to allow for a variety of skill levels and to help prepare you for a successful and satisfying paralegal career or enhance your current career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439057001
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/26/2011
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Computers in the Law Office. 2. Legal Timekeeping and Billing Software. 3. Databases, Case Management, and Docket Control Software. 4. Electronic Discovery. 5. Litigation Support Software. 6. The Internet, Computer-Assisted Legal Research, and Electronic Mail. 7. The Electronic Courthouse, Automated Courtroom, and Presentation Graphics. Glossary.

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