Fundamentals of Law Office Management, Loose-Leaf Version
(ISBN-10: 1337413836 | ISBN-13: 9781337413831)
FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition delivers the skills and knowledge that paralegals and office administrators need to keep a law office running smoothly. In addition to an overview of the legal industry and the many roles paralegals play, the book takes an in-depth look at how legal environments differ from other businesses, including the ethical issues employees face. Discussions on law-specific office functions, such as managing the client funds account, timekeeping, docketing, and maintaining a law library help paralegals understand the scope of a legal practice, while chapters on technology, client relations, and billing reveal the business side. Real-world profiles and scenarios put the student in the workplace and offer the opportunity to face issues and test problem-solving approaches. FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, FifthEdition enhances its practical, current, and skills-focused approach with new material on technology in the law office, including cloud computing and social networking. In-text learning features include new analysis problems, study/review questions and "Cybersites Features" that support interactive learning and retention of new text materials.
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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM
(ISBN-10: 1133280854 | ISBN-13: 9781133280859)
The Instructor Resources includes a newly-revised PowerPoint® presentation for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank in ExamView, Instructor's Manual, sample syllabus, answers to questions in the chapters, and other text-specific resources.
Online Instructor's Manua
(ISBN-10: 1133280862 | ISBN-13: 9781133280866)
Bringing a wealth of resources to your fingertips, the Instructor Website includes the Instructor's manual, Computerized testbank, and PPTs.
Oran's Dictionary of the Law
(ISBN-10: 1418080918 | ISBN-13: 9781418080914)
Oran's Dictionary of the Law, Fourth Edition, is the easiest to use introduction to legal terminology and concepts on the market. It contains clear definitions of the words that most paralegals, paralegal students, and persons in related fields need to know. The book gives the reader the core of each legal idea and helps them understand the American legal system as well as how to approach research tasks. The book precisely explains contracts, laws, court decisions, and lawyers. This new fourth edition includes a CD-ROM that contains all terms and definitions in the book and over a thousand new and revised definitions. It also includes an updated section on computerized legal research and overhauled sections on bankruptcy, intellectual property, litigation support, national security and other rapidly changing subject areas. Oran's Dictionary of the Law will leave the reader equipped with a precise, technical, legal vocabulary.
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Using Computers in the Law Office - Advanced
(ISBN-10: 1439057001 | ISBN-13: 9781439057001)
Created for those with a working knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE – ADVANCED takes readers 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 readers for a successful and satisfying paralegal career.
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