Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd Edition
Now in its third edition, this nationwide bestseller explores diverse aspects of legal office administration and procedures. Working in a Legal Environment addresses key legal office topics, including general office set-up and organization, equipment, and ergonomics; time management; client accounts; electronic and paper file management; effective communication skills; legal documents, computer applications, and forms; courtroom procedure and protocol; grammar and punctuation; and technology.
This textbook outlines the roles and responsibilities of various professions in a legal setting, serving as the perfect primer for legal students. Students are given the opportunity to contextualize their knowledge with detailed exercises, samples of legal correspondences and forms, and end-of-chapter review questions which are designed to prepare them for the legal office experience.
Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd Edition offers comprehensive support to instructors and students in legal office administration, legal assistant, paralegal, and law clerk programs, and serves as a resource for aspiring legal professionals both in the classroom and in their future careers.