Law Practice Management

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3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This is a course in the substantive, procedural, professionally responsible, and practical aspects of operating a small to medium size law office. The course is designed to present students with the knowledge and skills to operate a small law practice properly and responsibly. Some of the topics to be covered include lawyer associations (partnership law, professional corporations, limited liability companies), retainers and other service contracts, fees, marketing and advertising, trust accounts, financial management, law office technology, and some basics on renting, staffing, and equipping an office. Satisfies skills course requirement.

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