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Using Computers in the Law Office
USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE, 6th Edition is the ideal book to provide readers with comprehensive, up-to-date information on the use of technology by paralegals in all types of legal organizations. It describes basic computer concepts as well as m...
ITEM#: 13530057USING COMPUTERS IN THE LAW OFFICE, 6th Edition is the ideal book to provide readers with comprehensive, up-to-date information on the use of technology by paralegals in all types of legal organizations. It describes basic computer concepts as well as more complex skills and software programs, with coverage and assignments for Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, AbacusLaw, CaseMap, HotDocs, Discover FY, Tabs3, TimeMap, TrialDirector, and more. Using Computers in the Law Office covers important topics such as an updated discussion of electronic discovery, Internet legal/factual research, legal timekeeping and billing, litigation support software, and case management and docket control software. A variety of other topics are covered including WestLaw Next, Google Scholar, mobile computing, document management, security, ethics, the electronic courthouse and many other trends in legal computing. Each topic is presented in a clear and organized manner that includes many examples of how the software is actually used on-the-job. Detailed Hands-on Exercises ensure that readers will gain practical knowledge of these tools by giving them the opportunity to apply what is presented in the book and to practice using computers to complete legal work. NEW Discover FY demo replaces Summation iBlaze demo. Discover FY™ is an e-discovery/litigation support tool provided and supported by ILS Technologies. The ILS Technologies Discover FY™ demonstration version is a full working version of the program. This program demonstration version will not time out. Access the Premium Website to download the new demo.
|Genre||LAW / Paralegals & Paralegalism|
|Publisher Date||2011-02-08 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||3.6 lb|
|Authors||Cornick, Matthew S.|
Questions & Answers
No actual cds are included but full tutorials are included for the following applications: Microsoft Word 2007 Microsoft Word 2003 Adobe Acrobat Professional (v.9) [NEW] HotDocs (v.10) [NEW] Microsoft Excel 2007 Microsoft Excel 2003 Tabs3 (v.15) AbacusLaw (v.19) Summation iBlaze (v.3.1) LexisNexis CaseMap (v.8.5) LexisNexis TimeMap (v.5) Westlaw LexisNexis Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 TrialDirector (v.6.1).
Best Features of Computer Tables
When outfitting your home office, it's important to choose office furniture that's practical as well as attractive. Computer tables, more generally known as computer workstations, are a valuable addition to any office. Computer desks provide a place for your computer and, in some cases, offer drawers and shelves for other office necessities. The right computer table will make you better organized and more efficient.
Upgrading Your Laptop Computer Components
Computer technology changes quickly, and a great laptop computer may seem out of date after only a few years. Of course, you may be generally happy with your laptop and just want some performance or memory upgrades, or you might be buying a new laptop for yourself and want to hand off your computer to someone else who might find it useful. While laptop parts aren't as easily interchangeable as desktop computer parts, you can still do a few upgrades that will extend the life of your laptop. Check your laptop computer's user manual and look for these upgrade possibilities.
FAQs about Computer Networking
With devices like HDTVs and video game consoles introducing new Internet connectivity options, home computer networking has become a necessity for the average home. Before you set up your own home network, it may help to know more about networking in general. Here are some frequently asked questions about computer networks and networking hardware.
How to Select an Uninterruptible Power Supply
Getting an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for your computer is always a good investment. Anyone who has ever had a computer system damaged irreparably by a power surge, brownout or other electrical mishap knows the value of protecting your electronics. If you've ever lost any unsaved work from a power outage then the value of a battery backup should be obvious. If you've never had any of this happen to you, consider yourself lucky; power outages and other electrical events are nearly inevitable and your computer's power supply generally offers little to no protection. A UPS is an excellent way to help keep your computer and its data safe.
How to Choose a CPU Fan
Whenever your computer needs to perform calculations it relies on the central processing unit (CPU), often referred to simply as the processor. When the CPU is in operation it generates heat, so it must rely on computer components such as a CPU fan and heat sink combination to adequately dissipate the heat. Without a CPU fan the processor will quickly overheat and become useless. If your computer's CPU has been running too hot, choose a new CPU fan that provides better airflow.
Choosing the Ideal Laptop Notebook for College
Be prepared for college with a computer you can rely on for homework and everything else. A scholar's workload -- and student-life in general -- demands a lot from your laptop. These tips will help you identify the features that matter to students, so you can select a laptop that will stand up to the school year's demands.
Office Supplies Buying Guide
You have your office furniture, and your computer is ready to go. What else does your office need? Every professional and home office should be well-stocked with basic office supplies that will make work more efficient and profitable. Office supplies are the extras that keep it moving, and depending on the way you work and what you do, your office will use basic office supplies every day. This office supplies buying guide will help you decide which general office supplies you need.
FAQs about USB Flash Drives
Data became a lot more portable when cheap, lightweight flash memory became widely available to the general public. With no moving parts and easy plug-and-play functionality, USB flash drives are one of the easiest ways to move files, photos and other data from one computer to another. You can even use USB storage in some cars. Here are some answers to a few frequently asked questions about USB flash drives that reveal the different ways you can use them.
Peggy Karr Glass Buying Guide
Since 1987, Peggy Karr Glass has designed elegant glass art you can display and use to serve food in your home. Each piece in the Peggy Karr collection is handmade in the United States using recycled glass, computer-generated stencils and unique enamels made of glass and ceramic pigments. These fused glass bowls and plates are also fired in energy-efficient kilns, making them environmentally friendly. Give friends and family unique glass gifts and serveware and follow this guide to buy quality Peggy Karr glassware today.
PCs for the Modern Home
Electronics and computers are constantly changing form and function. They show up in your phone, your car and are quickly becoming a fixture in every room of the house. Here are a few ideas for incorporating PCs into every room to help you create a truly modern home.
Computer Hardware Necessities for PC Gaming
Even the most basic PC games demand a lot from your computer hardware. The intense graphics of a video game's 3D environments require powerful video processing, lots of memory and a cooling system to keep it all from overheating. Here are some additional details for the basic computer hardware necessities that make up a superior gaming PC.
Tips on Keeping Your Laptop Cool
If you use your laptop computer for long periods at a time, especially with it sitting on the couch, bed or your lap, its base can get very hot. Although most laptops have a built-in fan, it may not be enough to keep your computer and sensitive components cool. You may need to find ways to keep your laptop cool to prevent the development of heat-related problems, such as unexpected shutdowns. Using computer accessories, like PC stands, and following a few simple tips can help get air flowing underneath your laptop.
How to Connect a Laptop to a PC Printer
You don't need a desktop computer to use a printer. Even the most basic laptop will connect to a PC printer in a simple and easy way. The process is as simple as connecting both devices together using the right cable. By following just a few simple steps, you can have your printer up and running in no time.
Computer Buying Guide
Even with all the technical jargon surrounding electronics, it's easy to shop for a computer. You really just need to know the type of activities you want to do with your laptop or desktop, and then find a computer with the speed and memory that will enable you to do those tasks. Our computer buying guide will help you sort it all out, so you can shop for computers with confidence.
Computer Hardware Buying Guide
Over time, your old computer slows down and becomes outdated. New applications demand more memory, speed and capabilities. You can bring your computer up-to-date by upgrading computer parts on your current computer or build your own system from the ground up. Whether you're starting from scratch or just making an upgrade, this computer hardware buying guide will help you know which computer hardware components will work together to make your computer fast and powerful.
Best Computer Cabinets for Your Home Office
When putting together home offices, there is nothing more central to the room than computer cabinets. When you are picking out the computer workstation for your home, you'll want to make sure you choose one that matches your requirements and sense of style. Computer cabinets are often long-term pieces of furniture you'll have in your home for years to come, so here are a few tips on picking out the perfect one for your home office.
FAQs about Software Terminology
To choose the right software for your computer, it's important to understand the basic terms associated with computer systems and the software applications that they use. Below is a quick primer on computer software terms, their definitions and how they relate to you as a software user.
How to Use a USB Hub
When computers started coming with USB interfaces, it quickly became easier than ever to connect new peripherals to your computer. Of course, it's not too difficult to use up all of the available USB interfaces on your computer. Fortunately, a device called a USB hub can let you connect even more USB devices to your computer by letting multiple USB devices share a single USB connection on your computer. Connecting a USB hub is surprisingly simple and requires no new configurations on your computer.
Computer Networking Buying Guide
Many home computer networks consist of just a single computer with an Internet connection, but what happens when you want to add more computers or create a wireless network? With the right computer networking devices, you can open up new ways for your computer, laptop and other devices to communicate with one another and the Web. This computer networking buying guide will help you decide what networking equipment you need to set up the right network for your home.
How To Help Keep Your Computer Safe From Viruses
Many people's computers have become central to their lives. Unfortunately, these computers are also vulnerable to attack from a variety of sources, with viruses being one of the most malicious and troublesome. A virus may be written simply to try to damage the files on your computer, or it may act as a way for a hacker to access your computer. Clearly, if you want to keep your computer -- and the information you keep on it -- safe from these kinds of threats, then you'll want to take steps to keep your computer safe from viruses. This means getting security and utilities software, such as an antivirus program.
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