LAW 105 Law Office Management (3)

3 hours lecture per week

Recommended Preparation: Credit in or qualification for ENG 100 or ESL 100.

Comment: LAW 105 was formerly LAW 201. Supplies may cost approximately $20.

This is an introductory course focusing on the business of law and the fundamentals of law office management, organization, and systems. It is designed with practical applications for entry-level paralegal or legal secretary students to better understand their role in the law office and how to perform tasks more efficiently. Topics include the legal team, law firm, governance, legal administration and technology, client relations, legal fees, timekeeping and billing, client trust funds, law office accounting, file and records management, and other legal topics. Ethical considerations and legal malpractice examples are also discussed.

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