Course Detail: SFLO - 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, Case Map, Hot Docs, Time Map, and Trial Director, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.
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.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers
Lesson 2: Legal Timekeeping & Billing Software
Lesson 3: Databases, Case Management &Docket Control Software
Lesson 4: Electronic Discovery
Lesson 5: Litigation Support Software
Lesson 6: The Electric Courthouse, Automated Courtroom & Presentation Graphics
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February 25, 2022
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April 22, 2022
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June 17, 2022
August 12, 2022
Using Computers in the Law Office Bundle for CLS - ISBN 9781337889513
- ISBN 978-1-4180-8091-4
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Software Essentials for the Law Office - Online SYLLABUS (PDF Document)