2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

LAW 107 - Law Office Management


Description: Processes and standards of law office management including record keeping, timekeeping, billing, calendaring and docket control. Emphasis on the principles and practices of law office management for manual and automated systems.

Prerequisites: CSA 126  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. The field of law office management, standard office practices, time management and professionalism
  2. Filing systems
  3. Records management, classification, storage, retention, transfer and retrieval
  4. Law office letters, memos, reports, table and legal documents
  5. Filing legal documents with the courts
  6. Timekeeping and billing
  7. Calendaring and docket control
  8. Confidentiality
  9. Harvard Law Review Association Bluebook uniform system of legal citations

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Employ principles of law office communication, time management, multi-tasking and initiative. (1)
  2. Use filing systems as they pertain to the law office. (2)
  3. Create, store, retrieve, retain and dispose of law office records using paper and paperless techniques. (3)
  4. Select and use equipment and supplies for various records systems. (3)
  5. Create, proofread, punctuate, format, revise and print law office letters, memos, reports, tables and legal documents. (4)
  6. File legal documents with the courts. (5)
  7. Carry out the mechanics of timekeeping and billing. (6)
  8. Manage calendars and perform docket control procedures. (7)
  9. Maintain law office confidentiality. (8)
  10. Use the Harvard Law Review Association Bluebook uniform system of legal citations. (9)