Law Office Management 101


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  • 12
    Lessons
  • 13
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 10
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.0
    CEUs
 
 
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Course Description

The legal system is complex structure that requires a lot of care and attention to detail in order to successfully navigate through it. Law offices often need to take additional steps to ensure their success. The biggest obstacle that legal professionals face in their careers is disorder within their practices. The solution? Implementing law office management practices in their firms to keep them organized and on top of the business elements of the law. This course will act as a guide for all legal professionals who wish to improve their law office management capabilities. It is the intent of this course to provide anyone currently in or entering into the legal profession the means of how to properly maintain order in a law office. A few of the topics covered in this course will include:

 

·    An Introduction To Law Office Management

o   What is involved in managing a law office? What skills are required? Who actually takes on such a massive task? There's a lot involved in law office management and this course hopes to thoroughly dissect the associated factors, including the options available.

·    Ethics of Law Office Management

o   Ethics is a massive part of the legal system and it can have a huge impact on the management practices of a law office. The limitations placed on law offices by the rules of professional conduct can impact their very structure. They can also be used to identify where firms can improve themselves for the sake of their clients. This guide will cover what ethical aspects of the legal system need to be looked at in order for a law office to be effectively managed.

·    File and Records Management

o   The basic task involved in law office management is creating an organized structure so important items like a firm's files are properly handled. This will include options that a law office has for storing, securing, and disposing of their files and records. 

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Course Lessons

Lesson 1- An Introduction To Law Office Management

This lesson will go over the course agenda of looking into what is involved in law office management and what needs to be done with it for an office to be successful requires an in-depth look. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Why are lawyers such terrible managers?; Law Office Management Techniques for improving your work environment; The Changing Structure of the Legal Services: Industry and the Careers of Lawyers
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2- The Changing Structure Of Law Firms

When it comes to effective law office management, so many factors need to be taken into consideration that it can be hard to figure out where to start. This lesson will focus and discuss on these factors. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: The Organizational Structure of Law Firms: Lessons From Management Theory; Does the Legal Profession Have an Emerging New Structure; Out with the old, in with the new ? changing law firm models
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3 -Clients, Personal Relations, and Communications

This lesson will focus and discuss how to effectively manage all the human components involved in running a law firm. 50 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: 7 Best Practices For Building Client Relationships; Creating a High-Performance Law Firm Through a Culture of Collaboration; Lawyer-Client Relationships: Healthy Or Tinder?; Relationship Development in Today's Law Firm
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4- Ethics

This lesson will focus on the relationship between ethics and managing a law firm. 50 Total Points
  • Review 4 Articles: The Importance Of Ethics And The Application Of Ethical Principles To The Legal Profession; The Policy of Honesty; Roles That Ethics and Laws Play in an Organization; The Emerging Role of Ethics Advisors, General Counsel, and other Compliance Specialists in Large Law Firms
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Quiz

Lesson 5- Human Resources

This lesson will discuss the role of Human Resources in understanding law office management. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Top HR Issues in Law Firms; Fine-Tuning Human Resources: Top Tips For Frugal Law Firms; Law Firm HR Challenges for the Future
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Quiz

Lesson 6- Marketing

This lesson will discuss the need for Marketing strategies in order to manage a law firm. 50 Total Points
  • Review 3 Articles: Best practice strategies and advice to help solo and small firm lawyers improve their law firm's marketing results.; 15 Proven Profitability Techniques; How To Get More Business: 25 Tips On Marketing The Small Law Firm
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Quiz

Lesson 7- Money Management

This lesson is designed to provide the necessary information on the financial portion of law office management. 50 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Quiz

Lesson 8- File Management

This lesson will go into the details of file management that are necessary for law offices to remain organized and continue on their path to success. 50 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Quiz

Lesson 9- Docket Management

Dockets are directly tied to a case, and mismanaging them and their associated information can cause harm to a client and their case. This lesson will discuss organizing strategies for Docket Management. 50 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Quiz

Lesson 10- Knowledge and Records Management

This lesson will look at what can be done to properly manage knowledge and records within a law office, the different options available, and the associated problems. 50 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Quiz

Lesson 11- Law Firm Library Management

This lesson will go into the specifics of law firm libraries, including what a law office should have in one and how to get started. 50 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Quiz

Lesson 12- Technology and the Law Firm in the Future

This final lesson will cover the involvement technology has in law offices and their management. 350 Total Points
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Quiz
  • Complete: The Final Exam
900
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Law Office Management 101
Course Number: 9770480
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: Professional Development (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
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