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The Lawyer s Guide to Microsoft Word 2007

The Lawyer s Guide to Microsoft Word 2007 Author Ben M. Schorr
ISBN-10 1604427612
Release 2009
Pages 227
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Microsoft Word is one of the most used applications in the Microsoft Office suite. This handy reference includes clear explanations, legal-specific descriptions, and time-saving tips for getting the most out of Microsoft Word and customizing it for the needs of today's legal professional. Focusing on the tools and features that are essential for lawyers in their practice, this book explains the key components to help make lawyers more effective, more efficient, and more successful.

Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Step by Step

Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Step by Step Author Beth Melton
ISBN-10 9780735671805
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 1216
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The smart way to learn Microsoft Office Professional 2013—one step at a time! Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to get more done with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, and Publisher. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Determine the best Office tool for specific tasks Use Office efficiently on touch-enabled devices Create attractive documents, publications, and presentations Manage your e-mail, calendar, meetings, and communications Put your business data to work with Excel and Access Organize and share your notes and ideas with OneNote

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 Step by Step

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 Step by Step Author Beth Melton
ISBN-10 9780735671850
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 832
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The smart way to learn Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013—one step at a time! Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to get more done with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Use Office anywhere with touch-enabled devices Save time and work more easily with templates Make professional-looking documents and presentations Build spreadsheets to calculate and visualize data Organize and share your best ideas with OneNote Work with friends using social media and the cloud

The Lawyer s Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007

The Lawyer s Guide to Microsoft Excel 2007 Author John C. Tredennick
ISBN-10 1604422092
Release 2009
Pages 133
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Designed as a hands-on manual for beginners as well as longtime spreadsheet users, the reader will learn how to build spreadsheets from scratch, use them to analyze issues, and to create graphics presentation. Key lessons include Spreadsheets 101: how to get started for beginners; Advanced Spreadsheets: how to use formulas to calculate values for settlement offers, and damages, business deals; Simple Graphics and Charts: how to make sophisticated charts for the court or to impress your clients; and sorting and filtering data and more.

Formatting Legal Documents with Microsoft Word 2016

Formatting Legal Documents with Microsoft Word 2016 Author Jan Berinstein
ISBN-10 0692631666
Release 2016-02-09
Pages 628
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This book provides instructions - including many brand-new tutorials - for formatting pleadings, contracts, and other complex documents with Word 2016. The author, an experienced and highly regarded software trainer with an extensive legal word processing background, takes an in-depth look at Word's "logic," the key to successful formatting and troubleshooting. To help make Word more user-friendly, she explains how to change the default font and paragraph settings, customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar, and use time-saving features like keyboard shortcuts, field codes, and Quick Parts. She demystifies everyday features such as line spacing, before and after spacing, headers and footers, page numbering, and automatic paragraph numbering. In addition, she focuses on legal-specific tasks: aligning text with pleading line numbers; creating, generating, and troubleshooting a Table of Contents and a Table of Authorities; using Track Changes; and comparing documents (redlining). Finally, she touches on the issues of metadata removal, document corruption, and file conversions. The book is filled with pragmatic tips, shortcuts, troubleshooting advice, and workarounds.

Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers

Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers Author Ernie Svenson
ISBN-10 1627222162
Release 2014-08-07
Pages 175
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Most lawyers now encounter PDFs, and many own Adobe Acrobat(r) the most widely used software for working with PDFs. But most attorneys are confused about how to work efficiently with PDFs. Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers is written for lawyers and legal professionals who want to be more organized by making better use of PDFs."

Drafting Contracts

Drafting Contracts Author Tina L. Stark
ISBN-10 9781454829058
Release 2013-11-26
Pages 576
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An eagerly anticipated second edition of this established and highly regarded text teaches the key practice skill of contract drafting, with emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client's deal. Features: More exercises throughout the book, incorporating More precedents for use in exercises Exercises designed to teach students how to read and analyze a contract progressively more difficult and sophisticated New, multi-draft exercises involving a variety of business contracts New and refreshed examples, including Examples of well-drafted boilerplate provisions More detailed examples of proper way to use shall Multiple well-drafted contracts with annotations Revised Aircraft Purchase Agreement exercise to focus on key issues, along with precedents on how to draft the action sections and the endgame sections. Expanded explanations of endgame provisions, along with examples and new exercises

The Lawyer s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies

The Lawyer s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies Author Dennis M. Kennedy
ISBN-10 1590319796
Release 2008
Pages 289
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This first-of-its-kind legal guide showcases how to use the latest Web-based and software technologies, such as Web 2.0, Google tools, Microsoft Office, and Acrobat, to work collaboratively and more efficiently on projects with colleagues, clients, co-counsel and even opposing counsel. The book provides a wealth of information useful to lawyers who are just beginning to try collaboration tools, as well as tips and techniques for those lawyers with intermediate and advanced collaboration experience.

Social Media for Lawyers

Social Media for Lawyers Author Carolyn Elefant
ISBN-10 1604429208
Release 2010
Pages 221
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Many lawyers view social media as a passing fad, but lawyers who dismiss social media do so at their peril. This cutting-edge guide shows lawyers how to use a practical, goal-centric approach to social media. By enabling lawyers to identify the social media platforms and tools that fit their practice, lawyers can implement them easily, efficiently, and ethically. Written by two lawyers, this book is designed with both the novice and advanced user in mind.

Powerpoint in One Hour for Lawyers

Powerpoint in One Hour for Lawyers Author Paul J. Unger
ISBN-10 1604429275
Release 2014-05-07
Pages 169
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Offers practical advice to lawyers for creating effective presentations using PowerPoint, including creating and editing slides, incorporating graphics, inserting other file formats, and including video and audio components.

The International Lawyer s Guide to Legal Analysis and Communication in the United States

The International Lawyer s Guide to Legal Analysis and Communication in the United States Author Deborah B. McGregor
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105134459630
Release 2008
Pages 469
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Ideal for teaching international lawyers about the of law, this coursebook uses a global perspective to put the basic principles of legal reasoning, writing, and research into context. To effectively teach analysis and communication within the U.S. legal system, the authors present: material that can be easily adapted to a one-semester or two-semester writing course, using a one chapter/one idea concept a building-block approach to legal analysis based on the common law--each chapter focuses on a key concept that builds on what had been covered in the previous chapter tailored topical coverage that includes: a concise introduction to the U.S. legal system, the common law as U.S. precedent, and the anatomy of a U.S. lawsuit practical guidance for law study in the United States, including how to brief a case for class and other suggestions about the law school classroom a special chapter on plagiarism, a particularly troublesome aspect of writing for ESL students instruction on drafting client letters and demand letters, including effective word, phrasing, and structural choices for emphasis an overview of statutory interpretation theories coverage of drafting both fact-based and law-based issue discussions citation rules, including citing to international and online materials chapters on the U.S. approach to drafting contracts, emphasizing international transactions techniques for taking law school examinations engaging examples and exercises a glossary of terms To prepare international lawyers for practice in the U.S. legal system, use the coursebook that employs basic coverage, solid pedagogy, and a multicultural perspective.

Solo by Choice

Solo by Choice Author Carolyn Elefant
ISBN-10 0940675625
Release 2011
Pages 305
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A guide to opening and maintaining a solo or small firm law practice.


Thrive Author Desiree Moore
ISBN-10 1614387435
Release 2012
Pages 149
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Like so many other professionals, lawyers can benefit from a coach, a mentor, as you embark on your legal career. This book is written to do just that. Thrive will improve your performance, save you some very real growing pains, and accelerate your legal career. It's perfect for lawyers who are just beginning their careers, who want to do more than show up, act eagerly, and not get fired.

So You Want to be a Lawyer

So You Want to be a Lawyer Author Lisa Fairchild Jones, Esq.
ISBN-10 9781510726390
Release 2017-09-12
Pages 352
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Completely revised and updated, So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class. Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. Find out how to get into law school. And there’s much more: •Advice on how to select a law school, along with names and addresses of American Bar Association (ABA)-approved law schools •An explanation of the law school admissions process, and ways to improve your chances for getting in •Practical exercises and advice that will give you a head start over other first-year law students •Information about career opportunities as a lawyer Written by three experienced lawyers, this book will help you understand the types of problems facing law students and lawyers on a daily basis. Not only will it prepare you for law school, but it will also become your trusted guide on the path to becoming a successful lawyer.

My Beloved World

My Beloved World Author Sonia Sotomayor
ISBN-10 9780307962164
Release 2013-01-15
Pages 336
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The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. Here is the story of a precarious childhood, with an alcoholic father (who would die when she was nine) and a devoted but overburdened mother, and of the refuge a little girl took from the turmoil at home with her passionately spirited paternal grandmother. But it was when she was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes that the precocious Sonia recognized she must ultimately depend on herself. She would learn to give herself the insulin shots she needed to survive and soon imagined a path to a different life. With only television characters for her professional role models, and little understanding of what was involved, she determined to become a lawyer, a dream that would sustain her on an unlikely course, from valedictorian of her high school class to the highest honors at Princeton, Yale Law School, the New York County District Attorney’s office, private practice, and appointment to the Federal District Court before the age of forty. Along the way we see how she was shaped by her invaluable mentors, a failed marriage, and the modern version of extended family she has created from cherished friends and their children. Through her still-astonished eyes, America’s infinite possibilities are envisioned anew in this warm and honest book, destined to become a classic of self-invention and self-discovery.

The Reluctant Rainmaker

The Reluctant Rainmaker Author J. D. Julie a. Fleming
ISBN-10 0977401863
Release 2009
Pages 312
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The reluctant rainmaker is one who understands how important it is to be able to bring in clients, but does not care for the idea of business development, viewing it as a necessary but distasteful part of practicing law. In this book you will find the information that will help you understand why business development is so critical. Using the step-by-step guide in the rainmaker's toolkit, you will create your own cohesive business development plan. This plan will provide the clear direction you need to build a solid book of business that will support you in developing a successful, satisfying, and sustainable practice.

Reflections on Judging

Reflections on Judging Author Richard A. Posner
ISBN-10 9780674184657
Release 2013-10-07
Pages 392
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For Richard Posner, legal formalism and formalist judges--notably Antonin Scalia--present the main obstacles to coping with the dizzying pace of technological advance. Posner calls for legal realism--gathering facts, considering context, and reaching a sensible conclusion that inflicts little collateral damage on other areas of the law.