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Official Catalog May 2021

PLEG140 - Law Office Management and Technology

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course focuses on approaches to the organization and efficient operation of the law office from a legal management perspective, with concentration on the technical and administrative skills required in the legal profession. Students will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of management to comprehend the processes of decision-making, problem solving, and interpersonal communication within the legal profession. The functionality of a law office will be discussed regarding legal fees, timekeeping, billing, financial management, managing the client funds trust account, file and records management and docket control systems. Utilization of technology and the essential improvement of technical skills in the law office are emphasized.

Prerequisite(s): INFT 124