Law Office Management for Paralegals

ISBN-10: 1454808993

ISBN-13: 9781454808992

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

List price: $114.95
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Law Office Management for Paralegals is a comprehensive introduction tolaw office management, written specifically for paralegal studentstaking a stand-alone office management course. Unique among textbooks ofits kind, it provides thorough coverage of all aspects of law officemanagement and organization, including ethics and “soft skills” – suchas communications and critical thinking ¬– that are key to successfuloffice management, but neglected in other texts.Assignments are drawnfrom real-world law office management situations, and supported byinnovative visual aids and learning tools, such as PracticeMaster, whichgives invaluable students hands-on practice with timekeeping systems.The thoroughly updated Second Edition includes new references,links, and details about changing office technology. Sections onbilling, conflict checking and timeslip systems have been expanded, andthere is now a dedicated section about using PracticeMaster.Features:Author Laurel A. Vietzen has an extensive background andoutstanding reputation as a professor and practitioner inthe paralegal market.Clear, accessible presentation of basic law officemanagement and organization.Comprehensive coverage of all the skills necessary to manage alaw office, including:Principles of management.Employment and compensation.Personnel structure of different types of law offices.Billing and accounting methods.Administrative systems and technology.The tasks, responsibilities, and roles of lawyers andparalegals.Well-crafted, real-world assignments hone practical skills.Coverage of soft skills and paralegal ethics isunique among law office management texts.Interactive visual aids and innovative learning devices.Trial PracticeMaster software gives students hands-onpractice with timekeeping systems.The revised Second Edition includes:Thoroughly updated references, links, and details aboutoffice technology.Expanded sections on systems for billing, conflict checking,and timeslips.A new, dedicated section about PracticeMaster tocomplement the trial software.
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $114.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 2/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Professor Laurel A. Vietzen has been coordinator of the ABA-approved paralegal program at Elgin Community College since it began in 1989. ; She received her BA in Journalism from Purdue University and her JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Prior to starting her current position at Elgin Community College, Professor Vietzen practiced transactional law with the Chicago firm of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal and the suburban firm Bean & Spencer and taught Lawyering Skills at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. ; She is coordinator of the Contributor to Planning & Environmental Law journal, monthly since 1985.

Summary of Contents
Law Firm Structure and Regulation in the Legal Profession
About Technology
Law Office Communications: The Medium
Law Office Communications: The Message
Law Office Systems: Conflicts and Calendars
Law Office Accounting
Office and Equipment
Records Management
Personal and Professional Development
Attracting and Retaining Clients
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.