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Computer use for the legal assistant

by Juliane Kay Ghazi

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Published by West Pub. Co. in Minneapolis/St. Paul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Law offices -- United States -- Automation.,
    • Legal assistants -- United States.,
    • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJuliane Kay Ghazi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF320.A9 G46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 338 p. :
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1077150M
      ISBN 100314028439
      LC Control Number94000336
      OCLC/WorldCa29670379

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