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Law Office Management

Law Office Management - 2nd edition

Law Office Management - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780827371392

ISBN10: 082737139X

Law Office Management by Jonathon Lynton, Terri Lyndall and Donna Mainter - ISBN 9780827371392
Edition: 2ND 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published:
International: No
Law Office Management by Jonathon Lynton, Terri Lyndall and Donna Mainter - ISBN 9780827371392

ISBN13: 9780827371392

ISBN10: 082737139X

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Summary

A practical and comprehensive introduction to law office management for paralegal students. The text first studies the law firm as a system, progresses through the administration of the law office, the use of technology in law, and finally, professional development for students and new paralegals. The Second Edition is updated to include many new case studies, Total Quality Management (TQM) in the law office, integrated technical systems for law practice, and the latest office and legal technology including computers, electronic libraries, and computerized document assembly. written just for paralegal students, the text is reinforced through the use of visuals and study aids such as chapter objectives, on point case studies, guest editorials, key terms and review questions. Practicing paralegals will refer to this essential resource time and again in the law office.

  • law office technology is emphasized, with up-to-date coverage of computers, cellular phones, electronic libraries, and document assembly technology
  • many new On Point case studies relate chapter content to real-world situations
  • current issues are addressed with new coverage of alcohol and substance abuse prevention, sexual harrassment, and HIV/AIDS
  • emphasis on the structure of the legal profession and the law office as a business prepares the student to become an involved contributor
  • clear, easy to read writing style engages students and improves understanding

Author Bio

Lyndall, Terri :

Terri Lyndall is an instructor at the National Center for Paralegal Training in Atlanta Gerogia.


Masinter, Donna :

Donna Masinter is an instructor at the National Center for Paralegal Training in Atlanta Gerogia.


Lynton, Jonathon :

Jonathon Lynton, Ph.D., J.D. is a practicing attorney with his own law firm in Decatur, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Legal Process & the Law Office:


The Work of the Paralegal. Malpractice Avoidance.


Legal Environment:

Structure & People

Managing Law Firm Growth.

Law Office Administration:

Office Systems & Procedures.

Law Office Accounting & Zero-Based Budgeting.

The Management of Time.

Records Management.

The Law Library & Other Office Management Systems.

Computers & Technology in the Law Office:


Computers & Paralegals:

A Working Relationaship.

Word & Data Processing.

Telecommunications & Office Equipment.

Technical Applications & Legal Practice.

Professionalism:

Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility.

The Art of Communication.

Coping With Stress.

Professional Development.

Appendix.
Glossary.
Index.

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