Book Description: The third edition of Using Computers in the Law Office teaches computer skills to legal assistants in a practical and hands-on manner. The text uses many updated legal specific examples, charts, screen shots, tables, hands-on exercises, step-by-step explanations, case histories and software to make the text easy to use and understand. The latest technologies are covered in depth including a whole new chapter on the Internet/electronic mail, expanded coverage of case management software and descriptions of the latest software and hardware. An expanded ethics section is included in each chapter and a complete chapter on how to prevent creating malpractice with computers is included as well. New case histories have been added throughout the book to emphasize how computer technology is being used to win cases and to practice law more efficiently and effectively.