Using Computers in the Law Office / Edition 2

Using Computers in the Law Office / Edition 2

by Brent D. Roper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314065199

ISBN-13: 9780314065193

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Written for the one-term paralegal or legal assistant specific computer course discussing the role of computers in the law office. This text covers basic information on hardware and software, and includes coverage of the most recent developments in the industry. A practical text that does not assume previous computer experience. Hands-on exercises (now more on

Overview


Written for the one-term paralegal or legal assistant specific computer course discussing the role of computers in the law office. This text covers basic information on hardware and software, and includes coverage of the most recent developments in the industry. A practical text that does not assume previous computer experience. Hands-on exercises (now more on Windows) move from step-by-step directions to open-ended tasks. Educational versions of legal software are free to adopters to use to complete hands-on exercises for time and billings, litigation support, and docket control. Case Histories offer real examples of computerization at law firms. New chapter on Windows includes Windows 95. Free legal software to qualified adopters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314065193
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
Paralegal Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
500

Table of Contents


PART I: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS. Computers in the Law Office. Computer Hardware. Computer Software. Case History: A Small Law Firm. Windows. PART II: APPLICATION SOFTWARE. Word Processing. Case History: A Medium Sized Law Firm. Database Management Systems. Spreadsheet Software. Case History: A Medium- to Large-Sized Law Firm. Telecommunications, Computer-Assisted Research, and CD-ROM Databases. Legal Timekeeping and Billing Software. Case History: A Large Law Firm. Docket Control Software. Litigation Support Software. Case History: A Corporate Legal Department. Specialized Legal Software. Desktop Publishing Software. Glossary. Appendicies. Index.

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