Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd Edition

Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd Edition
Emond Publishing
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Publication Date:
October 2020
Law Clerk; Legal Office Administration; Legal Practice Skills and Management; Office Administration; Paralegal

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 resource outlines the roles and responsibilities of various professions in a legal setting, serving as the perfect primer for legal professionals. Readers 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 legal office administrators, legal assistants, paralegals, and law clerks.

  • Up-to-date legislation, practices, and terms
  • New end-of-chapter review questions and exercises
  • Forms, checklists, reference tables, and correspondence and legal document samples
  • PCLaw, Amicus Attorney, and Microsoft Office screenshots
  • Nationwide content, including British Columbia and Alberta examples and references
  • New full-colour interior design

Chapter 1 - The Legal Office Environment
Chapter 2 - Canada’s Justice System
Chapter 3 - Time Management
Chapter 4 - General File Management
Chapter 5 - Client File Management
Chapter 6 - Client Accounts
Chapter 7 - Communication
Chapter 8 – Legal Correspondence
Chapter 9 – Processing Correspondence
Chapter 10 – Legal Documents
Chapter 11 – Legal Terminology and Citation
Chapter 12 – Your Future
Appendix – Writing Guide

Prices and Formats

Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd Edition

Format: Print
Cover: Softcover
Colour: Four Colour
Status: Available

Price: $115.00

Working in a Legal Environment, 3rd edition Emond Reader ebook (Lifetime Access)

Format: Digital
Cover: Online
Colour: Four Colour
Status: Available

Price: $89.00