Law Office Administration

Course Description

Explores the organization and functioning of a law office. Topics include financial planning and management, problem-solving techniques, personnel administration, job descriptions, hiring practices, new employee orientation and training techniques, salary administration, productivity measurement, and interpersonal considerations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the way in which a law firm typically is organized.
  • Examine the way in which a law firm or corporate law practice functions.
  • Select and appraise various means of successfully handling personnel matters.
  • Analyze unsuccessful ways of handling personnel matters.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use assessment tools for measuring worker productivity.
  • Evaluate financial planning and business management techniques for successfully running a law practice.

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