Office XP for Law Firms

Office XP for Law Firms

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Law firms have very concrete tasks that are not always adequately detailed in general user books aimed at Microsoft Office. This title shows lawyers and legal professionals how to make effective use of Office XP to create, modify, and maintain the legal documents that are required of law firms. The accompanying CD-ROM includes sample Word documents, Excel templates, Access databases, and Outlook custom forms.
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  • Mixed media product | 864 pages
  • 182.9 x 231.1 x 48.3mm | 1,224.71g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • w. numerous figs.
  • 0764549138
  • 9780764549137

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"The information is easy to understand and accessible ? a great reference and troubleshooting tool." --Dina M. Kapernekas, Attorney, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Rolek, P.C.Covering not only Word but all of the programs in the Office XP suite, this unique guide shows how to customize Office for the special demands of the legal world ? and boost productivity with a host of power-user tricks and techniques. Whether it's converting a complex WordPerfect document into Word, assessing litigation risks using an Excel spreadsheet, creating a PowerPoint presentation for a negotiation or trial, tracking pleadings through an Access database, creating a conflicts-check form in Outlook, or publishing Office documents on the firm Web site, this guide provides an indispensable road map to better work product and more efficient workflow.Learn to use Word effectively to create legal briefs, pleadings, outlines, and legal forms suited to your practice.Create PowerPoint presentations that successfully emphasize your legal arguments, whether in the boardroom, in an arbitration room, or in the courtroom.Learn to use the power of Access to meet your legal needs, or use any of the ready-to-run databases (such as the one shown here) provided on the CD-ROM.CD-ROM ContentsSix complete Access databases for law firmsLegal-specific Excel worksheets, Word templates, and custom Outlook formsHotDocs? 30-day evaluation versionWorkshare? DeltaView? trial versionSearchable e-version of the bookSystem Requirements: PC running Windows 98/2000/Me/XP, Windows NT 4 or later.
See the "What's on the CD-ROM" appendix for details and complete system requirements.
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About Ed Jones

Ed Jones is Senior Systems Analyst in the IS department at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, an international law firm based in Washington, D.C. He is the author of more than 30 books, including many titles on Microsoft Office software, and has served as an Office consultant and trainer at many law firms. Romena Benjamin is a practice group specialist at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering who has extensive experience in training and documentation development at law firms.
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