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Effective Legal Office Administration

Effective Legal Office Administration
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Integrity Training
133 students enrolled
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Learn about the certification options for paralegals
Acquire the skills every legal secretary should possess
Manage the billing of attorney by maintaining time and cost entries
Prepare legal document such as answers, captions, summons and citations
Understand the litigations and their processes
Draft contract agreements
Learn about tort law
Understand criminal law and proceedings
Understand family law and business law
Draft legal documents related to real-estate
Learn about wills, trusts, deeds and guardianship

The Legal Office Administration course teaches the candidates about effective administration and management of a legal firm or office. The students learn about preparing legal documents, litigation, contracts, torts, criminal law and procedure, family law, business law, real estate, estate planning and guardianship and bankruptcy. In addition to these topics, the course also emphasizes on the potential career and certification pathways for paralegal staff.

The Legal Office Administration is a comprehensive course covering the broad range of topics such as courts, crime, and controversy, law and crime, state courts, family law, business law and real-estate law. The course provides a launching pad for a successful and promising career as a paralegal staff member.

Course Introduction

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Course Introduction
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Instructor Introduction

Lesson 01 - Certification for Paralegals

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Certification for Paralegals
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NALA Certification
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NAFP Certification
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NALS Certification
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Paralegal or Legal Assistant?
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Exam Format
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Demo - Paralegal Practice Test
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Examination for Certification
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Preparation for Certification
10
Lesson 01 Review
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Review Questions

Lesson 02 - The Law Office

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The Law Office
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Ethical Considerations (Part 1)
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Ethical Considerations (Part 2)
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Ethical Considerations (Part 3)
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Maintaining Integrity
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Maintaining Integrity (cont.)
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Unauthorized Practice of Law (Part 1)
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Unauthorized Practice of Law (Part 2)
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Unauthorized Practice of Law (Part 3)
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Unauthorized Practice of Law (Part 4)
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Confidentiality
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Maintaining Integrity (slide 13)
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The Basics
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The Basics: The Legal Team
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The Basics: Types of Law Practices
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The Basics: Types of Law Practices (cont.)
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The Basics: Sole Practitioner
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Client Relations (Part 1)
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Client Relations (Part 2)
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Client Relations (Part 3)
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Client Relations (Part 4)
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Client Relations (Part 5)
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Client Relations (Part 6)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 1)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 2)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 3)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 4)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 5)
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Dealing With Mail (Part 6)
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File Management (Part 1)
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File Management (Part 2)
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File Management (Part 3)
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File Management (Part 4)
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File Management (Part 5)
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File Management (Part 6)
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Use Of Technology (Part 1)
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Use of Technology (Part 2)
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Use of Technology (Part 3)
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Use of Technology (Part 4)
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Demo - Using Excel in a Legal Office
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Use of Technology (Part 5)
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Use of Technology (Part 6)
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Use of Technology (Part 7)
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Use of Technology (Part 8)
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Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Part 1)
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Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Part 2)
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Demo - Office Management Resources
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Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Part 3)
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Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Part 4)
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Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Part 5)
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Lesson 02 Review
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Review Questions

Lesson 03 – Billing

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Billing
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How Attorney’s Charge
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Factors that Impact an Attorney’s Fee
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Understanding Billing (Part 1)
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Understanding Billing (Part 2)
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Understanding Billing (Part 3)
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Understanding Billing (Part 4)
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Understanding Billing (Part 5)
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Demo - Sample Invoice
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Time and Cost Entries (Part 1)
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Demo - Law Office Management Program
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Time and Cost Entries (Part 2)
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Time and Cost Entries (Part 3)
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Time and Cost Entries (Part 4)
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Trust Accounts (Part 1)
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Trust Accounts (Part 2)
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Trust Accounts (Part 3)
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Trust Accounts (Part 4)
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Trust Accounts (Part 5)
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Trust Accounts (Part 6)
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Trust Accounts (Part 7)
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Docket Administration (Part 1)
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Docket Administration (Part 2)
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Docket Administration (Part 3)
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Docket Administration (Part 4)
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Docket Administration (Part 5)
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Lesson 03 Review
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Review Questions

Lesson 04 - Preparing Legal Documents

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Preparing Legal Documents
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Basic Preparation
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