Course Detail: CEPD-SFLOOL - Software Essentials for the Law Office

Course Description

This dynamic course is designed forlegal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge ofcommonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Coursetopics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; timetracking and billing software; database, case management and docket controlsoftware; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trialpresentation and graphics software.

Additional Information

Hands on exercises will preparestudents to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, Clio, Case Map,Hot Docs, Time Map, and Trial Director, as well as understand the commonfunctions and purposes of similar programs.

Common billing procedures andpayment agreements, accurate time tracking, proper calendar and docketingprocedures as well as the processes involved in electronic discovery will beaddressed through a variety of exercises. In addition, students will bepresented with real-life scenarios and asked to identify and examine ethicalissues raised by the use of technology in a legal practice.

Successful graduates of this coursewill be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the college or university oftheir choice.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers

Lesson 2: Legal Timekeeping & Billing Software

Lesson 3: Databases, Case Management &Docket ControlSoftware

Lesson 4: Electronic Discovery

Lesson 5: Litigation Support Software

Lesson 6: The Electric Courthouse, Automated Courtroom &Presentation Graphics


Registration Deadlines

Course Begins

Register By

Course Ends

January 10

January 14

February 25, 2022

March 7

March 11

April 22, 2022

May 2

May 6

June 17, 2022

June 27

July 1

August 12, 2022

August 22

August 26

October 7, 2022

October 17

October 21

December 2, 2022

Required Books

UsingComputers in the Law Office Bundle for CLS - ISBN 9781337889513

Recommended Books

Oran's Dictionary of the Law, 4th Edition- ISBN 978-1-4180-8091-4


There are no prerequisites for thiscourse.

 Session Detail: CEPD-SFLOOL-22FA2

Schedule: 100 % ONLINE SELF-PACED
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
This session contains no associated Fee Codes, so you cannot register at this time

Facility Detail

Online Self-Paced
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484