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Using Computers in the Law Office 7th Edition

Matthew S.Cornick, J.D.

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Overview

USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE offers comprehensive treatment of computer concepts, including coverage of basic software programs like Word and more advanced applications like AbacusLaw and CaseMap. This resource presents information clearly, with examples of how software is actually used on the job. Hands-on exercises include basic, intermediate, and advanced assignments, allowing students to apply their knowledge and to practice. This edition reflects the ever-changing rules and decisions affecting the legal process and covers the most up-to-date technology available to help paralegals. Includes Premium Web Site Printed Access Card.

Matthew S.Cornick, J.D., Clayton State University

Matthew S. Cornick, J.D., is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and the Emory University School of Law. He has been teaching Civil Litigation, Legal Research, Family Law, and Introduction to Law and Ethics to paralegal students for over twenty years. Mr. Cornick frequently speaks to paralegal associations and law firms on the topic of technology in the law office. He has served on the Approval Commission to the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Paralegals and is the author of A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAMILY LAW (West Publishing, 1995) USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE, 7e, as well as Advanced and Basic editions of that text.
  • "Ethical Questions" in each chapter pose an ethical issue involving the use of computers in the law office.
  • Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Key Terms, a list of relevant Internet Sites, a Test Your Knowledge section, On the Web Exercises, Questions and Exercises, and an Ethics Question.
  • Comprehensive coverage, including both basic and advanced skills, prepares students for a paralegal career.
  • Detailed, Hands-on Exercises give students opportunities to apply what they've learned.
  • Demo software is provided on the Premium Website. allowing students to practice skills using the same tools they will use on the job.
  • Software screen shots in the Hands-On Exercises sections and throughout the book help students understand each step in the process.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Premium Web Site Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285189680
This password-protected Premium Website includes a wide variety of teaching and learning tools, as well as demos of the software used in the book for download and links to third part software vendors.

FOR STUDENTS

Premium Web Site Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285189680
This password-protected Premium Website includes a wide variety of teaching and learning tools, as well as demos of the software used in the book for download and links to third-party software companies.