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AbacusLaw: Hands-On Tutorial and Guide and AbacusLaw Student Access Code Card Package

By Thomas F. Goldman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 13, 2010

Components of the Package:

AbacusLaw 3-Year Student Access Card
By Thomas F. Goldman

AbacusLaw: Hands-On Tutorial and Guide
By Thomas F. Goldman


AbacusLaw is an all-in-one, easy to use solution designed specifically for law firms. Featuring a reference guide and tutorial, this book covers all the AbacusLaw functionality, including calendar, contact management, case management, time capture and more! With over 60 step-by-step tutorials, the guide helps students learn this top-of-the-line program and develop real-world skills. Each section provides answers to user’s most frequently asked questions and examples and procedures that guide users in learning the features and tools in the program. As a special partnership between AbacusLaw and Pearson, a three-year unlimited license of the full-version software is available with the purchase of this guide so students can use it in an introductory course and throughout the student’s academic career.




AbacusLaw software features and functionality including:

  • Calendar
  • Contact Management
  • Case Management
  • Document Handling and Production
  • Conflict Checks
  • Phone Messaging
  • Time Capture
  • Law Office Billing and Accounting 

Table of Contents

Introduction (How Do I Use This Tutorial and Guide?)              

Section 1 Before We Really Start (So, What’s It All About?)

Section 2 The Basics: Using AbacusLaw Practice Manager (I Want to Get Going…)  

Section 3 The Basics:   “Using AbacusLaw Practice Manager (Adding Clients and New Cases...).

Section 4 The Basics: Setting Up Abacus Accounting What Can I Do With Abacus Accounting?

Section 5 The Basics: Creating Reports (Hardcopy or Electronic)

Section 6 Customizing AbacusLaw How Can I Change the Appearance of My AbacusLaw Desktop?  

Section 7 The Basics: Check Registers and Trust Account in Abacus Accounting

Section 8 Accountng: Payroll and Accounts Payable

Section 9 Court Rules Calendars (More Stuff You Can Do without Being a Computer Expert)

Section 10 Forms, Templates, and More Stuff 



A.       AbacusLaw Product Options

B.       Frequently Asked Questions

C.       Video Training

D.       Shortcuts

E.        Case Study Material

F.        Sample Data Used In Tutorials by Section

G.      Glossary