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Software Essentials for the Law Office 10/15


with Legal Studies Center for

Calendar Oct 15, 2018 , runs for 7 weeks

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, AbacusLaw, CaseMap, Clio, DiscoverFY, HotDocs, Tabs3, TimeMap, and TrialDirector, 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.

Books:  $179


Calendar Sep 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Grant-funded TechHire recruits, assesses, trains and places qualified young adults (age 17-29) into Maine's IT industry in positions like computer support specialist, software, and health informatics. Completed training will result in credentials recognized by the IT industry.

This $4 millions project (funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration grant) is an equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request for people with disabilities.

For more information, please join us for a FREE information night on September 5th at 6 p.m.  TechHIRE Navigators will be on hand to answer all your questions! Pre-register please!

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