Certificate in Software Essentials for the Law Office Chattahoochee Technical College
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, 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, and LexisNexis CaseMap & TimeMap and 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. Students will also be presented with real-life scenarios and asked to identify and examine ethical issues raised by the use of technology in legal practice.
Successful graduates of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the college or university of their choice.