In October and November, we’re offering a series of technology skills workshops for law students.  These are hands-on sessions over lunch to develop skills in effective and efficient use of technology for law school and legal work.  Following are dates and descriptions of sessions offered during the Fall 2018 semester.  Sign up via Symplicity to tone your technology muscles.

All sessions are on Thursdays from Noon to 12:50 in Room L-31.  RSVP Required.
We provide lunch and hands-on exercises.  You arrive with a laptop, ready to participate.

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Microsoft Word: Styles + Structure [Oct 4]

With a few simple techniques, you can take the pain out of editing and updating memos and seminar papers in Microsoft Word. During this session, we show how the leverage the styles and document structure features of Word to efficiently organize and manage your documents.

Analysis + Management With Excel [Oct. 11]

Microsoft Excel is not just a tool for accountants.  With Excel, you can analyze and compare data, manage and track information, and quickly create visualizations to portray persuasive principles.  During this session, you’ll learn about data filtering, conditional formatting, and sources for finding advanced advice.

Document Collaboration and Metadata Management [Nov. 1]

Rarely is your first draft of any document perfect. Many lawyers and our career development office use comment and review tools in Microsoft Word for feedback on substance and style.  During this session, you’ll learn how to work with Microsoft Word’s track changes features to review, incorporate and finalize document edits.  We’ll also explore topics of document metadata, to help you protect your own work product.

iPad Apps for Lawyers [Nov. 15]

The iPad has many powerful apps useful for law practice, but which are useful, and how are they used? During this session, we’ll demonstrate several iPad apps for lawyers, including sophisticated tools for trial presentations and courtroom practice.  These apps are available on all iPads in use by our clinics.


Tech Skills Workshops: Learn Effective Techniques + Tricks

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