Online Class: Law Office Management 101
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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.
- Completely Online
- 6 Months to Complete
- 24/7 Availability
- Start Anytime
- PC & Mac Compatible
- Android & iOS Friendly
- Accredited CEUs
Lesson 1- An Introduction To Law Office Management
Lesson 2- The Changing Structure Of Law Firms
Lesson 3 -Clients, Personal Relations, and Communications
Lesson 4- Ethics
Lesson 5- Human Resources
Lesson 6- Marketing
Lesson 7- Money Management
Lesson 8- File Management
Lesson 9- Docket Management
Lesson 10- Knowledge and Records Management
Lesson 11- Law Firm Library Management
Lesson 12- Technology and the Law Firm in the Future
- Describe what law office management is and what a career would entail.
- Recognize the changing structure of law firms.
- Identify clients, personal relations, and communications.
- Describe file management processes in law office management.
- Describe docket management.
- Summarize knowledge and records management.
- Describe law firm library management.
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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