Master the Use of Microsoft Office Applications in the Law Office
Are you looking for tips, tricks and timesavers for everyday legal tasks? Are you looking for new and creative ways to use the software already at your disposal? In this engaging paralegal course, our tech-savvy faculty will show you how to tap into the secret capabilities of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and PDF software to simplify legal tasks, streamline document drafting and review, and much, much more. Become a more resourceful paralegal - register today!
Find out how to become a power user of Microsoft Word with tricks for the law office and at home.
Simplify the process of document review, formatting and collaboration with MS Word.
Utilize all the data analysis and presentation tools Excel has to offer.
Tap into the more advanced features of PDF software.
Discover how to fully utilize Microsoft OneNote to improve collaboration and streamline note taking.
Enhance your MS Outlook skills with pointers on inbox management, calendar maintenance and more.
Rediscover and reinvent your available software to enhance everyday legal tasks.
Making Microsoft Word Support the Needs of the Law Office Professional
Becoming a Power User with Microsoft Word
Unleashing the Power of MS Excel for the Law Office
Utilizing Advanced Excel Features in Your Spreadsheet
Leveraging Critical Collaboration Techniques for the Law Office Environment
Incorporating Effective Organizational Tools and Techniques within Microsoft Outlook for the Law Office Practice
Bringing Awareness of Trending Technology Products for Law Office
Making Microsoft Word Support the Needs of the Law Office Professional 11:00 - 12:00, Susan Adams
Navigating within the Latest Enhancements
Standardizing the Legal Desktop
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Utilizing AutoText and Building Blocks
Publishing and Collaborating within Word
Incorporating Shortcut Keystrokes
Customization of Word for the Legal Environment
Becoming a Power User with Microsoft Word 12:15 - 1:15, Susan Adams
Tracking Changes, Blacklining and Merging Documents
Word Formatting and Preserving Formats
Managing Long Documents
Advanced Formatting Tips and Tricks
Word Tables - What You Don't Know
File Conversion and Formatting within Word
Practical Applications within the Law Office
Unleashing the Power of MS Excel for the Law Office 1:15 - 2:15, Ashley Sundin
Designing the Excel Spreadsheet
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
Organizing and Reviewing Data
Naming, Coloring, and Formatting Spreadsheets
Implementing Quick Tricks and Useful Keystrokes to Streamline Functions and Tasks
Importing and Formatting Data into Excel
Copying, Pasting or Embedding Excel Data into Other Applications
Creating Hyperlinks to Worksheets or Other Files
Leveraging Excel and Word Mail Merge Features to Create Completed Forms or Documents
Utilizing Advanced Excel Features in Your Spreadsheet 2:45 - 3:30, Ashley Sundin
Protecting Worksheets and Workbooks in Excel
Creating Compound Formulas
Flagging Inconsistent Formulas
Utilizing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
Consolidating (Summing Through) Worksheets
Auditing a Worksheet
Useful Functions That Will Make Your Life Easier
Useful Excel Applications for the Law Office
Leveraging Critical Collaboration Techniques for the Law Office Environment 3:30 - 4:30, Jack R. Luellen
Harnessing the Power of PDF
Hardware Requirements and Functionality
Creating Searchable PDF Files
Working with PDF Files
Capitalizing on Key PDF Features within Your Legal Documents
Secure Collaboration Using PDF Files
Creating Interactive PDF Forms
Using Microsoft OneNote to Improve Collaboration
Microsoft Office's Best-Kept Secret: Using OneNote to Improve Collaboration
Creating an Electronic Notebook
Organizing and Memorializing Your Notes
Updating and Accessing Your Electronic Notes
Instituting Secure File Collaboration within the Law Office
Addressing Metadata Concerns
Trending Secure File Sharing Products
Incorporating Effective Organizational Tools and Techniques within Microsoft Outlook for the Law Office Practice 4:45 - 5:30, Jack R. Luellen
Managing Your Inbox: Proactive Email Management Time-Saving Tips
Maintaining Your Calendar
Leveraging Your Contacts Lists
Utilizing the Tasks Feature
E-Mail/Mobile Device Security Tips
Bringing Awareness of Trending Technology Products for Law Office 5:30 - 6:00, Jack R. Luellen
Document Comparison Systems
Document Management Systems
Document Formatting and Repair Tools
*Any mention of specific products in this program is intended as part of a general overview and does not constitute IPE's endorsement or recommendation of any specific product or provider. This program is not sponsored by any technology or electronics provider.
SUSAN ADAMS is the help desk & training coordinator at Gallagher & Kennedy. She has worked in the legal industry for more than 35 years, with more than 15 years in technical training and trial support. Ms. Adams received her B.S. degree in business administration with an emphasis on information technology from the University of Phoenix.
JACK R. LUELLEN is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, PC, and the location chair of the Denver office, where his practice is primarily dedicated to oil and gas law, with a particular emphasis on litigation. Mr. Luellen earned his B.S. degree, with distinction, from Colorado State University; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School. Mr. Luellen is admitted to practice in California, Colorado, Utah, and North Dakota. He is a member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and Energy Mineral Law Foundation.
ASHLEY SUNDIN is the head of public services librarian at the Gonzaga University Chastek Law Library. Prior to working at Gonzaga University, she interned with the Seattle University School of Law Library, the University of Washington Gallagher Law Library, and completed her fieldwork at the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Ms. Sundin has been an active member of the Washington State Bar Association since 2013. She has spoken on cost-effective and computer-assisted legal research, and has previously presented on Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers. Ms. Sundin earned her B.S. degree from Washington State University, her J.D. degree from Seattle University School of Law, her Master of Library and Information Science with a specialization in law librarianship from the University of Washington; and a Master of Business Administration from Gonzaga University.
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