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PLG 106+ - Law Office Practice and Ethics

3 credits
An introduction to the law office as a business and as a profession. The functional aspects of law office management such as fees, billing, timekeeping, ethical requirements, accounting, budgeting, and facilities management will be reviewed. Administrative skills such as docket control, records management, file management, and library management will be addressed. Areas of study include current ethical issues facing paralegals and their employers, confidentiality, attorney-client privilege, conflicts of interest, and the interrelationships of paralegal billing, client property, and lawyer trust accounts. [SPRING] Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite(s): PLG 101 .



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