FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition delivers the skills and knowledge you need to keep a law office running smoothly. In addition to an overview of the legal industry and the many roles paralegals play, the book takes an in-depth look at how legal environments differ from other businesses, including the ethical issues you may face. Discussions on law-specific office functions, such as managing the client funds account, timekeeping, docketing, and maintaining a law library help you understand the scope of a legal practice, while chapters on technology, client relations, and billing reveal the business side. Real-world profiles and scenarios put you in the workplace and offer the opportunity to face issues and test problem-solving approaches. FUNDAMENTALS OF LAW OFFICE MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition enhances its practical, current, and skills-focused approach with new material on technology in the law office, including cloud computing and social networking. In-text learning features include new analysis problems, study/review questions and "Cybersites Features" that support interactive learning and retention of new text materials.