PLA 2763 - Law Office Management
(3 Credit Hours)
Prerequisites: PLA 1003 .
This course instructs students in the communications skills needed and processes followed in law offices. It reviews legal ethics and how they relate to office functions. Topics include financial management, records and physical facilities of small businesses, particularly law offices, and common business communications involving telephone, correspondence and e-mail usage. Students learn the complexities of obtaining jobs; develop personal and professionally written resumes and cover letters; know and practice the skills of interviewing; and apply the skills of salary negotiations.
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