May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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PL 180 - Law Office Procedures


This course presents a study of the operation of a private law firm from the perspective of a legal assistant/paralegal. Topics include personnel and their responsibilities, managerial concepts, the various systems and procedures in the law office including timekeeping and billing systems, word processing, file organization and management, accounting/bookkeeping systems, trust accounts, docket control, tickler systems, conflicts checks, client development and case management, and current legal office software. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisite: PL 106 Legal Research . Corequisite: None.