Professional Certificate in Law Office Management

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Course Starts in 1 month
November 22 - 23, 2018
N120,000

Law office management is the term used to describe the many daily tasks and the long-range planning and management practices needed to run an effective and modern legal practice. The legal practitioners are increasingly relying more and more on paraprofessional colleagues to assist with their daily and termed planning and management functions including the efficacy of information technology in the legal practice.

This course is an introduction to and exploration of the law office both as a business and as a profession. The functional aspects of law office management such as fees, billing, timekeeping, ethical requirements, accounting, profitability (based on each client and brief), budgeting, and facilities management will be discussed. Also, administrative skills such as leadership, communication, delegation and personnel issues will also be addressed. Specific software and related skills in the essential operating systems that comprise the modern law office will be reviewed, including docket control, records management, file management, and library management. This course provides those students who have a career interest in the area of managing legal offices including the professional lawyers and their practice resources with an understanding of the realities of the practice of law. The student will also develop the necessary skills to organize firm business, deal with human relations and understand employee motivation. From this knowledge of the firm and its practice goals, the student will be equipped to integrate and participate on a firm management team and assist practicing attorneys in the effective management of their law offices.

Registration and Contact Details

Date: November 22 - 23, 2018
Registration fee: N10,000 (non-refundable)
Tuition fee: N120,000 (One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira Only)


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For Further Enquiries, Contact: registrar@ism.edu.ng,  08090890909, 08085369898, 08085369976, 08086815957
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