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EventLegal Research: Part A- California Statutes
MCLE Credits2.5
Date11/04/2014
Start Time1:30 PM
End Time4:00 PM
Registration Fee$30.00

This course will cover Statutes. Learn how to recognize and locate California laws, in print and on-line, and how to use the Annotated Codes. This class will also cover secondary sources, which provide interpretation and context, and are often used as "side doors" into the official statutes.

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EventLegal Research on WestlawNext
MCLE Credits1
Date11/04/2014
Start Time12:00 PM
End Time1:00 PM
Registration Fee$15.00

In this course you will learn about the latest tools and resources available on WestlawNext. You will learn how to find the correct form, whether it is for a business or a lawsuit, and how to use research strategies to find the information you need in some of the more important California resources, such as Witkin's Summary, Dockets, and Miller & Starr.

 

 



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EventAppearance Matters: Improving the Look of Legal Documents
MCLE Credits0
Date11/06/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time11:30 AM
Registration Fee$55.00

This class will explore typographical techniques to improve the appearance of legal documents, including briefs, motions, memos, letters, and resumes. The techniques are grounded in Matthew Butterick's groundbreaking book Typography for Lawyers. The techniques are practical, surprisingly interesting, and occasionally controversial (Is it one or two spaces after a sentence? Is Courier a good choice?).

 



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EventWhat Insurance Do Lawyers Need?
MCLE Credits1.5
Date11/07/2014
Start Time2:00 PM
End Time3:30 PM
Registration Fee$45.00

Insurance. What kind, how much? Being a defendant in a lawsuit is a great way to build empathy for your clients if you are a trial lawyer, but otherwise it has nothing to commend it. Accidents happen; humans make mistakes; and lately cyber security has become quite scary. Spend an hour learning about the insurance you and your law firm need to protect against the many risks that threaten your success.

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EventMicrosoft® WORD 2010 for Legal Professionals: Part B: Creating Tables, Incorporating Citations and Captions, Mail Merge, Track Changes, and Applying Collaborative Tools
MCLE Credits0
Date11/10/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time12:30 PM
Registration Fee$75.00

This course covers how to create, manage, revise, and distribute documents of all lengths. Among the topics are: performing mail merges; using Word 2010 with other programs; adding reference marks and notes; adding footnotes and endnotes; using compare documents functions; tracking changes and the new collaboration feature called co-authoring.



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EventMicrosoft® WORD 2010 for Legal Professionals: Part C: Advanced Tools
MCLE Credits0
Date11/17/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time12:30 PM
Registration Fee$75.00

 This course covers how to work with advanced tools. Among the topics are Macros, Blacklining documents, AutoCorrect. Find out what meta data is, and why you might want to remove it, and how to remove it, using the document inspector and other tools. We will look at what a template is and why you should use them.



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EventLegal Research: Part B- California Cases
MCLE Credits2.5
Date11/18/2014
Start Time1:30 PM
End Time4:00 PM
Registration Fee$30.00

This course will cover Cases. Case law is a judge-made law that interprets prior case law, statutes, and other legal authority. You will learn how California case law is developed and organized, and how to locate cases in printed reporters and online at the Sacramento County Public Law Library.

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EventMicrosoft® EXCEL 2010 for Legal Professionals: Part A - Workbooks, Data Lists, Formulas, and Tips & Tricks
MCLE Credits0
Date11/19/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time12:30 PM
Registration Fee$75.00

This course will cover how to create a spreadsheet to track data and perform calculations useful in a law firm practice. You will learn how to navigate the new "Ribbon" and gallery commands in Excel 2010 and how to perform basic calculations, create charts that are clear and compelling, manage data lists, format cells, insert and delete rows and columns, create simple formulas, and use  headers and footers. 



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EventMicrosoft® EXCEL 2010 for Legal Professionals: Part B - Large Worksheets, Charts & Graphs, and Advanced Formulas & Functions
MCLE Credits0
Date11/20/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time12:30 PM
Registration Fee$75.00

This advanced course will cover the more sophisticated features found in Excel 2010. You will learn how to link pages in worksheets, create charts and graphs, and how to work with advanced functions and formulas to help calculate values for settlement offers, outline damages, and even generate potential business deals. 



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EventMicrosoft® EXCEL 2010 for Legal Professionals: Part C - Taking the Mystery Out of Pivot Tables and Macros in Excel
MCLE Credits0
Date11/21/2014
Start Time9:30 AM
End Time12:30 PM
Registration Fee$75.00

Would you like to use large spreadsheets to present the data you have gathered for your case, but it would take days to do the calculations?  Attend this hands-on computer class to learn how to create and use Pivot Tables and Macros in Excel 2010. 

 

 



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