MCLE Class List

June Series

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: MICROSOFT® WORD 2016 – CUSTOM STYLES & FORMATTING
Date:6/5/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

Are you frustrated every time you start a new document in Microsoft® WORD 2016, because you feel like you have to reinvent your documents over and over again? In this hands-on computer class, you will learn how to create custom styles and formatting for your documents and how to save them so you don’t have to create them over and over again. You will also learn how to use the Style Inspector to reveal the formatting of your text.

This is a great class to take prior to taking the Table of Contents and Table of Authorities. The two go hand in hand.

Title: “SHORT & SWEET” – RESEARCHING CALIFORNIA CASE LAW
Date:6/6/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: Law Librarians

Building off the foundation laid in the “Law Library Basics:” series, this one-hour class will focus on the theory and practice of using free and fee-based databases to find on-point California cases. In addition to examining techniques for constructing effective and efficient searches, the class will feature numerous exercises for participants to apply these techniques on free sources like Google Scholar and the California Courts Opinions database.

Title: WESTLAW: PRACTICAL LAW™ MATERIALS, I.E. RUTTER ON STEROIDS
Date:6/11/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 1 hrs
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: Jessica Greathouse

Thomson Reuter’s WESTLAW: Practical Law™ is legal know-how that goes beyond primary law and traditional legal research to give lawyers a better starting point. Learn how to access standard documents, checklists, legal updates, how-to guides, and more – created and continuously maintained by 230+ expert attorney-editors.

The collection is made up of: Practice Notes, or comprehensive overviews to get you up to speed quickly.

Standard documents and clauses that can be tailored to fit your needs. Checklists and flowcharts. Articles and legal updates to stay current on trends and changes. The ability to compare law among states and/or countries

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: MICROSOFT® WORD 2016 – TABLES OF CONTENTS & TABLES OF AUTHORITIES
Date:6/19/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

Did you know Microsoft® WORD 2016 will automatically create Tables of Contents and Tables of Authorities? Wait, what happens when I make changes or add on to the document, will the numbering go wacky?

In this hands-on computer training class, you will learn how a couple of mouse clicks will update your TOCs and TOAs with correlated numbering saving you time and money.

This is a great continuation of the Custom Styles and Formatting class. These classes go hand in hand.

July Series

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: MICROSOFT® WORD 2016 USING TRACK CHANGES & COLLABORATIVE TOOLS
Date:7/10/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

Have you always wanted to know a better and faster way to collaborate with your coworker, rather than running back and forth from your desk to theirs? In this hands-on computer training class we will work on how to use track changes as well as collaborating in real time with others. Did you know you can now edit a PDF using MS Word? Come to this class and learn how to collaborate quickly and efficiently.

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: MICROSOFT® OUTLOOK TAMING YOUR INBOX
Date:7/24/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

Do you dread opening your email, because you are overwhelmed with more email than you know what to do with? In this final Microsoft® class of the brown bag series, we will be demonstrating how to create rules, alerts and quick steps. You will learn how to reroute emails regarding specific projects to folders, categories, and users that are related to them. How to automatically handle emails with responses, printing, or triggered events. Use an ‘Undo Send’ feature with one quick trick. Respond to and build action items from emails that need your interaction. Filing and organizing emails with a single click. The instructor, Cheri Boyer, will demonstrate how you can get control of your email. This is not a participatory hands-on training class.

Title: ADVANCED TIPS & TRICKS FOR GETTING MORE OUT OF WESTLAW
Date:7/31/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: Jessica Greathouse

This advanced legal research class will cover: (1) Boolean Searching (2) Words & Phrases (3) KeyNumbers (4) Cite Reference (5) Highlighting and Note-taking. It will also cover West Email Alerts for certain topics or publications that your practice is centered around and how to access Westlaw Bulletins and Topical Highlights to scan for emerging and developing issues that the West Attorney Editors have highlighted.

August Series

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: GOOGLE – ADVANCED SEARCH
Date:8/14/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

We all use google daily. Would you like to learn how to use it more efficiently? Come to this class and learn some tips and tricks that will not only save you time but money.

Title: BROWN BAG SERIES: GOOGLE SCHOLAR – CASE LAW
Date:8/21/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 0
Registration Fee:$25.00

Instructor: Cheri Boyer

Google Scholar will help you locate cases quickly and accurately. Come and learn how to use this little known tool to save yourself lots of time preparing for your case.

Title: REGULATORY RESEARCH USING HEINONLINE
Date:8/28/2019
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 1 hr
MCLE Credit: 1
Registration Fee:$30.00

Instructor: Law Librarians

This hands-on computer class will cover tips and best practices for using HeinOnline’s Federal Register and Code of FederalRegulations databases to conduct regulatory research. In addition to examining techniques for constructing effective and efficient searches, the class will feature demonstrations of HeinOnline’s database features using regulatory research issues.