SOFTWARE ESSENTIALS FOR THE LAW OFFICE -
This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals
interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer
technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer
operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software;
database, case management and docket control software; litigation support
software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.
Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular
programs such as MS PowerPoint, Clio, CaseMap, HotDocs, TimeMap, and
TrialDirector, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of
Common billing procedures and payment agreements, accurate time
tracking, proper calendar and docketing procedures as well as the processes
involved in electronic discovery will be addressed through a variety of
exercises. In addition, students will be presented with real-life scenarios and
asked to identify and examine ethical issues raised by the use of technology in
a legal practice.
Successful graduates of this course will be awarded a
Certificate of Completion from the college or university of their choice.